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From: Lucas De Marchi <>
To: Topi Miettinen <>
Cc: linux-modules <>
Subject: Re: Replacement for blacklisting with 'install MOD /bin/false'?
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 12:29:11 -0700
Message-ID: <20200323192911.qm5ismk4h5rrbm5o@ldmartin-desk1> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 04:22:22PM +0200, Topi Miettinen wrote:
>I'm looking for a replacement for the deprecated 'install MOD 
>/bin/{false,true}' modprobe.d rules for always blacklisting a module. 
>The advantage of using the 'install' rule is that the 'blacklist' 
>rules are ignored when loading modules manually, but the 'install' 
>rules is not. Perhaps there should be a new rule ('always_blacklist'?) 
>which is always obeyed?

yeah, I do have a sketch for "hard-blacklist" for that exact reason...

I will try to revive that patches soon.

Lucas De Marchi


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