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Old 02-13-2006, 04:36 PM   #1
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Question How do you list the driver module used by a device?

How do you confirm which driver module is being loaded to support a particular device?

eg. I know there is a SATA controller in my laptop, how would I find out which driver is loaded for this device?


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Old 02-13-2006, 07:54 PM   #3
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lsmod shows me which modules are loaded and their dependencies, but does not show a link between the module and the hardware it is supporting...

Is there a way to show this link eg. The ATA Controller is using module "piix"??


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You would have to do it manually as far as I know.

"lsmod" and "lspci" and do a comparison. It should be fairly straight-forward, comparison-wise. You just need to match PCI host bridge : TYPE from the lspci to the intel _____ or whatever from the lsmod.


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