List of all available kernel modules per version

Valdis Kl=?utf-8?Q?=c4=93?=tnieks valdis.kletnieks at
Thu Sep 23 18:04:50 EDT 2021

On Thu, 23 Sep 2021 18:39:22 +0200, Leon Gross said:
> 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?
> 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)?

One thing that you're overlooking is that many "modules" can be builtin
to the kernel rather than modprobed at runtime.

So it really depends what problem you're trying to solve by enumerating
all the modules.

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