I have a machine with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, i have the need for blacklisting a module, i have blacklisted it in
blacklist.conf but nothing happened; i have solved my problem passing
modprobe.blacklist=<module> as argument to the GRUB command line.
My question is: when and how modprobe operates ? it's clear to me that it doesn't really operates 1:1 with the kernel because my kernel still loads even the blacklisted modules, so what is the role of modprobe ? And more than that, on what level, during the boot time, it operates ?