kmod is a set of tools to handle common tasks with Linux kernel modules like insert, remove, list, check properties, resolve dependencies, and aliases. It replaces module-init-tools.
|Tags||Operating System Kernels Linux Utilities|
|Licenses||LGPL v2.1+ GPL v2 Or Later|
Release Notes: modinfo no longer fails while loading a module from a file when the path contains the ".ko" suffix. This release fixes removing vermagic and the __versions section when force-loading a module.
Release Notes: rmmod's "--wait" option is now hidden, as there are plans to remove the feature from the kernel. depmod execution time was also reduced, especially for compressed modules.
Release Notes: This release supports reading the coresize from /sys. The API has gained a parameter to apply blacklisting during probe for aliases only, which modprobe is now also using.
Release Notes: This release now handles errors when reading/writing gzipped modules. depmod now handles and prints errors so that the user is aware of potential index corruption.
Release Notes: The search order for config directories has changed to match systemd and udev.