List of all available kernel modules per version

Greg KH greg at
Thu Sep 23 12:57:28 EDT 2021

On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 06:39:22PM +0200, Leon Gross wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> If got more of a general question: Is there a way to list all the standard
> kernel modules that are included in a specific kernel version?

What do you mean by "standard" exactly?

What architecture?  What types of hardware do you feel are "standard"?

> And I don't meant the currently running modules I could get via lsmod but I
> mean all the modules that are supported by a specific kernel version.
> Or can I even derive these myself from the source tree, without even
> compiling the kernel (that would be very helpful)?

A random list of module names probably does not help much (hint, what
hardware does the module that is called "option.ko" support?")

What problem are you trying to solve here?


greg k-h

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