List of all available kernel modules per version

Leon Gross leon.gross at
Thu Sep 23 13:55:45 EDT 2021

> A:
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Alright, nice annotation, thanks.

> But how are you mapping a module "name" to what it does?
modprobe [modulename] , i thought that was how a module is mapped to a 
name? Or do you mean something different?

> Why does that matter?

It matters because if I have a problem to solve and I know the kernel 
module that is required to do that (like nvme_tcp) then I can narrow 
down which kernel to use.

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

Thanks alot for your help!


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