modinfo command

How do I find the version of a kernel module (*.ko files located in /lib/modules/… directory) in Linux server?

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Q. How do I find out what Linux kernel drivers and loaded by my Linux distribution? How do I list device drivers (modules) loaded in memory? A. Under Linux use the file /proc/modules shows what kernel modules (drivers) are currently loaded. lsmod command You need to use lsmod command to show the status of modules […]


Q. How do I display information about loaded kernel modules under Sun Solaris UNIX operating system? A. You need to use modinfo command which is a trivial program to display information about the loaded modules. The format of the information is as follows: Id Loadaddr Size Info Rev Module Name where Id is the module […]


How do I add or remove hardware device driver (module) from running Linux kernel?


How do I display the list of loaded Linux Kernel modules or device drivers on Linux operating systems?


Under Linux, you use term called modules for device drivers. The driver can be loaded or unloaded as per your requirement using commands. Each driver or module gives the Linux information on how to control that particular Ethernet card. The name of each module (driver) is listed in the /etc/modules.conf file. Command to find out […]