[CentOS] How to disable audio in CentOS7?

Sun May 15 13:11:18 UTC 2016
Alice Wonder <alice at domblogger.net>

On 05/15/2016 04:48 AM, Steve Snyder wrote:
> How can I completely disable audio drivers and services in my CentOS7
> system?
> This system is a server that will never run any audio applications.  The
> problem is, I can't disable the audio device in my BIOS, so the system
> finds it in the PCI device list and configures it on each boot.
> Yes, I know I can blacklist specific device driver modules, but I've got
> a minimum of 11 audio-related kernel modules loaded on a default C7
> configuration, and untold dbus baggage to go with them
> So.. what can I do to have CentOS7 completely ignore the audio hardware
> it finds?

If I'm not mistaken, audio hardware is one source of entropy for the kernel.

Is it causing a problem?