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Date:	Sun, 2 Nov 2008 22:35:49 -0800 (PST)
From:	peter360 <peter360@...tmail.us>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: which .ko file?


thanks for the quick reply.  You are right.  I did what you suggested, and
rebooted the computer, now 'lsmod | grep 3945' is not showing anything.


gshan wrote:
> 
> peter360 wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> How do I determine the .ko file used for a certain kernel module in a
>> running kernel?  For example, on my dell laptop I see
>> $ lsmod | grep 3945
>> ipw3945               230952  1 
>> ieee80211              65161  1 ipw3945
>>
>> $ modinfo ipw3945
>> modinfo: could not open /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.1.el5/extra/ipw3945.ko:
>> No
>> such file or directory
>>
>> $ locate ipw3945.ko
>> /lib/modules/2.6.18-52.el5/weak-updates/ipw3945.ko
>> /lib/modules/2.6.18-52.el5/weak-updates/ipw3945/ipw3945.ko
>> /lib/modules/2.6.18-8.1.4.el5/extra/ipw3945/ipw3945.ko
>> /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.1.el5/weak-updates/ipw3945/ipw3945.ko
>> /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.10.el5/weak-updates/ipw3945.ko
>> /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.10.el5/weak-updates/ipw3945/ipw3945.ko
>>
>> $ uname -a
>> Linux mylaptop 2.6.18-92.1.1.el5 #1 SMP Thu May 22 09:01:47 EDT 2008
>> x86_64
>> x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
>>
>> How do I find out which ipw3945.ko file was actually loaded into the
>> kernel?
>> thanks!
>>   
> I think it's 
> /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.1.el5/weak-updates/ipw3945/ipw3945.ko, which
> matches your kernel version, right? You could remove it to another 
> directory instead
> of current used /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.1.el5/, then try "lsmod | grep 
> 3495". If you
> still could see it, then my guess is wrong. Otherwise, I'm correct.
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