Thank you both.
Originally Posted by jschiwal
You may need to remove modules that depend on the module. You may also need to stop a service that uses it. One example shutting down a NIC device before unloading the kernel module for that device. Not doing so could lead to a lockup.
The module communicates with a user space partner using Netlink.
It might not have any other modules dependent on it.
Anyway, I want to know if I can get the information about what modules or kernel threads or anything depend on a certain given module.
BTW: Distro is short for distribution. Why the O? It is interesting. Maybe distr
n, have you got any better explanation?