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Old 06-24-2010, 03:10 PM   #1
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How do I remove kernel modules

I'm trying to install VMWare server on my Kubuntu box and it's telling me there are 3 "kernel modules" that it needs me to remove (apparently they were installed previously and VMWare isn't liking that).

How do I remove them? Never messed with the kernel modules before.
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rmmod name_of_kernel_module.ko
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Originally Posted by trist007 View Post
rmmod name_of_kernel_module.ko
You do not have to mention .ko while removing the module.
Just rmmod name_of_kernel_module will do.
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Originally Posted by brucehinrichs View Post
Please don't add circular references as a first reply and please don't add them in the "parent" thread if you already posted a duplicate thread notice in "child" threads.


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