Identifying kernel module from maj:min numbers

Yuvaraj yuvaeasy at
Wed Jul 10 06:25:44 EDT 2013

Prabhunath G <gprabhunath <at>> writes:

> Dear All,
>         Is there a mechanism to identify a driver module (assume that 
driver is loaded dynamically by insmod) by knowing a major number and minor 
number through sysfs. 
> Thanks,Prabhu
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Dear Prabhu,

The following files could give the information that you have wanted.

In the procfs


In the sysfs

/sys/dev/char/ or /sys/dev/block/


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