systemd-modules-load.service(8) — Linux manual page


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NAME         top

       systemd-modules-load.service, systemd-modules-load - Load kernel
       modules at boot

SYNOPSIS         top



DESCRIPTION         top

       systemd-modules-load.service is an early boot service that loads
       kernel modules. It reads static configuration from files in /usr/
       and /etc/, but also runtime configuration from /run/ and the
       kernel command line (see below).

       See modules-load.d(5) for information about the configuration
       format of this service and paths where configuration files can be


       systemd-modules-load.service understands the following kernel
       command line parameters:

       modules_load=, rd.modules_load=
           Takes a comma-separated list of kernel modules to statically
           load during early boot. The option prefixed with "rd."  is
           read in the initrd only.

           Added in version 187.

SEE ALSO         top

       systemd(1), modules-load.d(5),

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