How can I go about blacklisting a module?
A really hard question to answer, because you have to know the exact name.
When/if you know that it's simple, you add it to
This is an example of how you do it
# causes no end of confusion by creating unexpected network interfaces
Now I saw you have a "ugly" modem. If you turn that off you turn off sound. This is true for this kind of modem/sound and there is usually some kind of switch for that.
And if you don't use the modem it's better turn it off