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Old 10-05-2005, 07:14 PM   #1
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How can I determine the version of an installed module?


I know it seems lik e a dumb question, but what can I say? I am a noob.
 
Old 10-05-2005, 07:20 PM   #2
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If you installed the module with RPM manager, you can do this:

rpm -qa|grep -i PACKAGE_NAME (where "PACKAGE_NAME" is part of the
name of your package, e.g. "x11" or "gcc").

Most applications (GUI or not) also support a "-v" (print version) command line option. You can usually safely try any/all of these from the command line:

MYPROGRAM -v
MYPROGRAM -version
... or ...
MYPROGRAM -h (for "help": print all program options)

'Hope that helps .. pSM
 
Old 10-06-2005, 02:50 AM   #3
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Also

modinfo some_name_of_loaded_kernel_module_ornotloaded
or modeinfo

Maybe that what you are after

To have a list of loaded modules type lsmod (as root)
 
  


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