List of all available kernel modules per version

Greg KH greg at
Thu Sep 23 13:38:13 EDT 2021

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On Thu, Sep 23, 2021 at 07:32:40PM +0200, Leon Gross wrote:
> The first thing I am interested in a complete list of all kernel modules of
> the x86 plattform for any kernel version.

Which x86 platform?  There are many different ones.

> The problem I want to solve is a generalized way to find out the kernel
> versions in which modules first were supported.

But how are you mapping a module "name" to what it does?

Why does that matter?

> One exmaple is the `nvme_tcp` module. Trough testing on machines running
> different kernels and stackoverflow articles
> I figured out that it might have been supported since kernel version 5.x. I
> would like to have a way to verfiy such kind of
> information for any given module.

Do a 'make allmodconfig' build for every major release and sort the
output.  Should be pretty easy to script if you really need this.

Good luck!

greg k-h

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