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Re: Retrieve hardware and modules info..



thanks Stephen this is exactly what I was looking for. :-)

On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Stephen Powell <zlinuxman@wowway.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Apr 2010 17:36:03 -0400 (EDT), Lubos Rendek wrote:
>>
>> thanks guys for this.. Now what is the best way to link modules to a
>> specific hardware. for example my lsmod shows that I use 'ecb' module.
>> For someone like me this name does not say much. Is there a way to
>> find which module belongs to which piece of hardware?
>
>   /sbin/modinfo ecb
>
> The "description" line is helpful of course.  And the "alias" lines
> identify which pieces of hardware will cause the module to be loaded,
> for most device drivers.  (Some older device drivers don't have any
> internal aliases and require help from external aliases to load
> automatically when the corresponding hardware device is detected.
>
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