Re: Retrieve hardware and modules info..
On Wed, 7 Apr 2010 07:45:25 -0400 (EDT), Lubos Rendek wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 5, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Stephen Powell 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.
> thanks Stephen this is exactly what I was looking for. :-)
You're welcome. But please don't "top post".
.''`. Stephen Powell <email@example.com>
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