What is use of lsmod in Linux? lsmod command is used to display the status of modules in the Linux kernel. It results in a list of loaded modules. lsmod is a trivial program which nicely formats the contents of the /proc/modules , showing what kernel modules are currently loaded.
How do I find loaded modules in Linux? To list all currently loaded modules in Linux, we can use the lsmod (list modules) command which reads the contents of /proc/modules like this.
How do I find modules in Linux?
- depmod — generates modules.dep and map files.
- insmod — a simple program to insert a module into the Linux Kernel.
- lsmod — show the status of modules in the Linux Kernel.
- modinfo — show information about a Linux Kernel module.
- modprobe — add and remove modules from the Linux Kernel.
How do you check what drivers are loaded in Linux? Run the command lsmod to see if driver is loaded. (look for the driver name that was listed in the output of lshw, “configuration” line). If you did not see the driver module in the list then use the modprobe command to load it.