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Avoid recompiling kernel modules when updating a kernel package

I currently maintain a bunch of kernel modules on my CentOS-6-like system. Suppose I want to recompile the same kernel version (Currently 3.4.56-1) to enable CONFIG_VM_EVENT_COUNTERS (or another ...
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Why “lsmod | wc -l” not equal “ls /sys/module | wc -l”

Why do these two commands return different results? lsmod | wc -l 100 ls /sys/module | wc -l 138
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1answer
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Fatal: module iscsi_trgt not found — trying to get my iscsi target to run on debian

Sorry about the formatting below... Linux Microknoppix 2.6.39.3 #21 SMP PREEMPT Sat Jul 23 09:48:39 CEST 2011 i686 GNU/Linux modprobe iscsi_trgt results in FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not ...
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1answer
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Kernel appears to have no modules

Useful info: OS: CentOS 5.8 final Kernel: 2.6.32-042stab056.8 My kernel came prebuilt with the server, I don't know anything about kernels and not a lot about linux however as far as I do know I ...
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1answer
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How to create initramfs with non-modular kernel?

I've got following situation, I currently I use dm-crpyt on top of vlm on my rootfs and I need initramfs for unlock and mount LVM volumes. It works well with modular kernel, I compile kernel, create ...
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How to permanently disable a kernel module (kvm-intel) in Ubuntu 10.04?

Every time I start, I have to manually do "sudo modprobe -r kvm-intel" for VirtualBox to be able to use hardware virtualization facilities. How do I get rid of this?
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Linux boot: Can I prevent the loading of a module using a boot parameter?

I know that I can blacklist a module in /etc/modprobe.conf or /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist, but I have a nasty module which loads before the filesystems are mounted (except /boot of course), so I assume, ...
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2answers
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After configuring a Linux kernel, can I safely make bzImage and modules at the same time?

I noticed that my processors were, in total, in use only about 50% of the time while making a Linux kernel. I usually make the kernel, then make the modules. I have just started a make bzImage in ...
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How do I list loaded Linux module parameter values?

Is there a standard way to list the parameter values of a loaded Linux module? I'm essentially probing for another answer to this Linux kernel module parameters question, because the module I'm ...
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Removing stubborn modules

I'm trying to programatically stomp on bluetooth on RHEL5. I've got the service stopped -- no problem. Also no problem on "rpm -e" for the associated bluetooth packages, bluez-*. "ps -aef | grep -v ...