Re: /proc/modules not showing any output

From: Greg KH
Date: Wed Dec 19 2018 - 10:06:10 EST

On Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 06:52:39PM +0530, Praveen Kumar wrote:
> Hi All,
> Compiled the vanila kernel 4.20.0-rc6 build, and was trying to get
> module information, but /proc/modules is not showing any output ( both
> on arm64 and x86_64 )
> root@ubuntu:~# uname -a
> Linux ubuntu 4.20.0-rc6-00082-g65e08c5e8631 #7 SMP PREEMPT Fri Dec 14
> 15:54:30 IST 2018 aarch64 aarch64 aarch64 GNU/Linux
> root@ubuntu:~# cat /proc/modules
> root@ubuntu:~#
> Tried with older version 4.4.162-78-default modules were properly shown.
> Can you please help if there is something which I am missing during
> compilation or is there any potential bug here ? Thanks in advance.

Are you sure your .config file has enabled modules? Have you actually
loaded any? If you do not load any, nothing will show up in that proc
file :)


greg k-h