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Old 12-22-2010, 08:17 AM   #1
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Making sure a module is loaded in the kernel upon boot.

Hi, im doing a school assignement and i cant find any info about this anywhere.
How do i make sure that a module is loaded into the kernel upon boot?

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Old 12-22-2010, 08:36 AM   #2
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Depends on which distro you're using. In Debian or Ubuntu, for example, add the module name to /etc/modules.
Old 12-23-2010, 03:13 PM   #3
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dmesg | grep "name of module" ---> Modules loaded during boot.

lsmod | grep " name of module" --> Currently loaded.

Hope this helps.


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