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How to blacklist radeon module? [duplicate]

In this answer https://askubuntu.com/a/928889/632192 , step 3: Ensure that the radeon module is blacklisted prior to installing the package from AMD. How can I do that? Kernel version (output of ...
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Unload kernel-module before boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to blacklist kernel modules? I compiled Ndiswrapper from source. Then installed a wireless windows driver. After that I loaded the Ndiswrapper kernel-module with sudo ...
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How to unload kernel module permanently Ubuntu Server 20.04? [duplicate]

I have an Atomic PI and Ubuntu Server 20.04 installed on it. During shutdown it hangs with an error of "watchdog soft lockup" caused by DMA controller drivers called dw_dmac and dw_dmac_core Reason ...
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How can I temporarily disable a kernel module?

I would like to temporarily (until next boot) disable a kernel module. How can I do this?
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Dual monitor not working - Intel Graphics & Nvidia 960m

I don't really know where to start looking to solve this problem. Searching the web didn't get me very far. I'm not using any special adapter, it's a straight HDMI cable. It's a fresh install of ...
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How to block all USB storage devices in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I need to block all USB storage devices (pendrives & mobile devices) but I need to access USB keyboard and USB mouse. I have already tried by editing /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf by adding ...
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Unable to follow “Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel”

I am ultimately trying to replace xhci_hcd with ehci_hcd since I think it may be causing a start up problem. In order to do so, I need to be able to recompile the kernel apparently. So I tried looking ...
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AMD-V is being used by another hypervisor. (VERR_SVM_IN_USE)

When I try to open any OS on Oracle VirtualBox an error accurate. Failed to open a session for the virtual machine xp efendi. AMD-V is being used by another hypervisor. (VERR_SVM_IN_USE). VirtualBox ...
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Nvidia: Xorg crashes on 15.04: “drmSetMaster failed: Invalid argument”

Nvidia: Xorg crashes on 15.04: "drmSetMaster failed: Invalid argument" On a clean install of Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, I get the following screen after installing the Nvidia proprietary driver: starting ...
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Which loaded kernel modules are unused and should I disable them?

I want to know the kernel modules which are not being used now. So, that I can disable them from loading at boot time? Is there any method to see which kernel modules (of course, loaded) are not in ...
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18.10 frozen after installing on an Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro

Here are the specifications of my laptop: Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro (i7-8550U) Laptop Review Processor: Intel Core i7-8550U Graphics adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX150 - 2048 MB Memory: 16GB DDR4-2400 ...
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How to prevent a module from being loaded

So I have to use a command every time I boot my laptop in order to my wireless to work. the command is: sudo modprobe -r acer-wmi I found that this is a common type of question but I didn't find a ...
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What does modprobe.blacklist=nouveau do?

I just blacklisted nouveau, but I see that it is still being used. Would someone please help me understand this? My new installation of 18.10 would freeze when logging in. To resolve this, I ...
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Problems with the Drivers for Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi Adapter

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi Adapter in my laptop dosen't work. So I followed the guide in How do I get a Ralink RT3290 wireless card working? to compile the driver and load it ...
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Disable mounting of some filesystems

I ran Lynis on my Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS guest. I have been resolving issues but after much searching (including on this site) I can't seem to find a suggestion for resolving these point losses. Any ...

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