MODINFO

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
SEE ALSO

NAME

modinfo − display information about a kernel module

SYNOPSIS

modinfo [ options ] <module_file>

DESCRIPTION

The modinfo utility examines the object file module_file associated with a kernel module and displays any information that it can glean.

OPTIONS

−a, −−author

Display the module’s author.

−d, −−description

Display the module’s description.

−n, −−filename

Display the module’s filename.

−fformat_string, −−format format_string

Let the user specify an arbitrary format string which can extract values from the ELF section in module_file which contains the module information. Replacements consist of a percent sign followed by a tag name in curly braces. A tagname of %{filename} is always supported, even if the module has no modinfo section.

−p, −−parameters

Display the typed parameters that a module may support.

−h, −−help

Display a small usage screen.

−V, −−version

Display the version of modinfo.

SEE ALSO

insmod(8), modprobe(8), depmod(8), rmmod(8), lsmod(8), ksyms(8), modules(2)