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?