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Old 07-19-2012, 09:03 AM   #1
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what the difference between insmod and modprobe


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I tried to install external module in linux kernel using insmod and modprobe .I tried out both the command line to add the module in linux kernel. But i could not find the exact difference between two commands differes each others
 
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Hi all
I tried to install external module in linux kernel using insmod and modprobe .I tried out both the command line to add the module in linux kernel. But i could not find the exact difference between two commands differes each others
Then type in "man insmod" and "man modprobe", and read the differences. The insmod command will only let you insert a module...modprobe can do other things. Also, insmod is (from what I remember), being deprecated.
 
  


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