community.general.modprobe – Load or unload kernel modules

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.modprobe.

Synopsis

  • Load or unload kernel modules.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
string / required
Name of kernel module to manage.
params
string
Default:
""
Modules parameters.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Whether the module should be present or absent.

Examples

- name: Add the 802.1q module
  community.general.modprobe:
    name: 8021q
    state: present

- name: Add the dummy module
  community.general.modprobe:
    name: dummy
    state: present
    params: 'numdummies=2'

Authors

  • David Stygstra (@stygstra)

  • Julien Dauphant (@jdauphant)

  • Matt Jeffery (@mattjeffery)