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Old 09-03-2008, 10:46 PM   #1
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Smile how to check on system devices currently using what module(driver)?

Hi, i using command: lsmod to show all current loaded modules include video driver, sound card...the eth0(this is in VMware) i know the module using pcnet32, why i using command lsmod than have show module pcnet32 but dont have show eth0, lets said if i don't know my eth0 is using pcnet32(module) than how to check it?

How to check current devices using which module?like eth1 using ipw2100(this is intel wifi card)?

Thank you.
Old 09-04-2008, 04:55 AM   #2
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I don't know about on Red Hat, but on Slackware-12.1 "lspci -v" as root.
for example:
root@silas:~# lspci -v
00:08.0 Bridge: nVidia Corporation MCP55 Ethernet (rev a3)
        Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Unknown device 8239
        Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 23
        Memory at fe02a000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
        I/O ports at b000 [size=8]
        Memory at fe029000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=256]
        Memory at fe028000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16]
        Capabilities: [44] Power Management version 2
        Capabilities: [70] MSI-X: Enable- Mask- TabSize=8
        Capabilities: [50] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask+ 64bit+ Queue=0/3 Enable-
        Capabilities: [6c] HyperTransport: MSI Mapping Enable- Fixed+
        Kernel driver in use: forcedeth
My version of lspci is version 2.2.10.


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