The configuration file /etc/modules.conf is automatically
generated by the update-modules command. It specifies
module configurations that should survive a kernel reboot.
The contents of /etc/modules.conf are updated using files
found in /etc/modutils/. Many Debian packages that have to
manipulate modules when they are installed will make additions to
/etc/modutils/ and then run update-modules.
You can make your own additions to /etc/modutils/
automatically have them placed in the next generation of the
A simpler alternative is to add needed modules into
/etc/modules. This is particularly useful for modules that
need no options.