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modprobe

Add or remove modules from the Linux kernel.

  • Pretend to load a module into the kernel, but don't actually do it:

sudo modprobe --dry-run {{module_name}}

  • Load a module into the kernel:

sudo modprobe {{module_name}}

  • Remove a module from the kernel:

sudo modprobe --remove {{module_name}}

  • Remove a module and those that depend on it from the kernel:

sudo modprobe --remove-dependencies {{module_name}}

  • Show a kernel module's dependencies:

sudo modprobe --show-depends {{module_name}}