June 28, 2012

How do I scan Linux to find what drivers are already installed?

How do I find what driver have already been installed on linux?

Hi Barbara: ...

Hi Barbara:

you can try lsmod it will tell you what modules is your system loading.

#man lsmod -> for more info

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Hello,...

Hello,

if you intend what drivers (kernel modules) are loaded on your machine, issue the command "sudo lsmod" a list of currentl loaded modules will be displayed.

Hope this helps,
Bye
Alexander

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This will partially depend on which distribution of Linux you are using....

This will partially depend on which distribution of Linux you are using. Distribution name and version number would help significantly in getting the right answer to you.

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Open a terminal Window, and use "lsmod" comand. That will give you a list of...

Open a terminal Window, and use "lsmod" comand. That will give you a list of all the kenrel modules (drivers) loaded into the kernel.

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