Get information about Linux kernel modules

Small tip: there is modinfo utility to get more information regarding Linux kernel modules. Here is an example of it’s usage:

viper@viper-laptop:~$ modinfo ati_agp
filename:       /lib/modules/2.6.20-16-lowlatency/kernel/drivers/char/agp/ati-agp.ko
license:        GPL and additional rights
author:         Dave Jones 
srcversion:     6920C657E39118CCE9BAC63
alias:          pci:v00001002d*sv*sd*bc06sc00i00*
depends:        agpgart
vermagic:       2.6.20-16-lowlatency SMP preempt mod_unload>

Stefan Durand

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