Tag: modprobe

modprobe is a Linux program originally written by Rusty Russell and used to add a loadable kernel module (LKM) to the Linux kernel or to remove an LKM from the kernel. It is commonly used indirectly: udev relies upon modprobe to load drivers for automatically detected hardware.
As of 2010 modprobe is distributed as part of the software package “module-init-tools”, for Linux kernel version 2.6 and later. It was previously developed as “modutils” for use with Linux versions 2.2.x and 2.4.x. Jon Masters and others maintain module-init-tools.
The program offers more full-featured, Swiss-army-knife features than the more basic insmod and rmmod utilities, with the following benefits:
If no switches are specified, the default is to add/insert/install the module into the kernel. Root privileges may be required for success; in some cases this requires typing sudo modprobe.
If any arguments are given after the modulename, they are passed to the kernel (in addition to any options listed in the…

extract initrd to trace kernel panic

This is for my record. In case i have format my laptop. I still have this record. Currently i want to get openvz to work in my fedora after successfully…

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