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[ubuntu] Why does NIC driver blacklisted loaded on boot?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I have been experiencing a NIC related issue, so I installed a driver from the manufacturer and blacklisted the original driver included in the kernel. System: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit Motherboard: ASUS P5B-E Plus NIC Chipset: Marvell Yukon 88E8056 Original Driver in the kernel: sky2 New Driver from the Manufacturer: http://www.marvell.com/support/downl...nB!2084298837# However, after the installation, the original driver (sky2) is still loaded at boot. How can I avoid sky2 driver loaded on boot? I blacklisted the sky2 driver by adding the following line in /etc/modp (Hardware)