45.2. Persistent Module Loading
/etc/modprobe.conffile. However, it is sometimes necessary to explicitly force the loading of a module at boot time.
/etc/rc.modulesfile at boot time, which contains various commands to load modules. The
rc.modulesshould be used, and not
rc.modulesis executed earlier in the boot process.
foomodule at boot time (as root):
echo modprobe foo >> /etc/rc.modules
chmod +x /etc/rc.modules