MODULES.DEP(5)            (08/17/2021)             MODULES.DEP(5)

     NAME
          modules.dep, modules.dep.bin - Module dependency information

     SYNOPSIS
          /lib/modules/modules.dep

          /lib/modules/modules.dep.bin

     DESCRIPTION
          modules.dep.bin is a binary file generated by depmod listing
          the dependencies for every module in the directories under
          /lib/modules/version. It is used by kmod tools such as
          modprobe and libkmod.

          Its text counterpart is located in the same directory with
          the name modules.dep. The text version is maintained only
          for easy of reading by humans and is in no way used by any
          kmod tool.

          These files are not intended for editing or use by any
          additional utilities as their format is subject to change in
          the future. You should use the modinfo(8) command to obtain
          information about modules in a future proof and compatible
          fashion rather than touching these files.

     COPYRIGHT
          This manual page originally Copyright 2002, Rusty Russell,
          IBM Corporation. Maintained by Jon Masters and others.

     SEE ALSO
          depmod(8), modprobe(8)

     AUTHORS
          Jon Masters <jcm@jonmasters.org>
              Developer

          Lucas De Marchi <lucas.de.marchi@gmail.com>
              Developer

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