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modprobe – Load or unload kernel modules

New in version 1.4.

Synopsis

  • Load or unload kernel modules.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
- / required
Name of kernel module to manage.
params
-
added in 1.6
Default:
Modules parameters.
state
-
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Whether the module should be present or absent.

Examples

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

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

Status

Authors

  • David Stygstra (@stygstra)
  • Julien Dauphant
  • Matt Jeffery

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