well, I got the following modprobe scripts
modprobe -k -q streams
what does the -k parameter mean ?.
is it exist in older modprobe ?
I don't see -k parameter in recent modprobe.
Thanks for your help.
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-k flag in older
modprobe versions was used to set the
autoclean flag on loaded modules. The autoclean flag was part of a mechanism in the kernel that allowed loaded modules that had not been used for a while to be unloaded automatically. If you listed loaded kernel modules on such a system, you could easily tell which modules were loaded with the autoclean bit set by looking for the
(autoclean) tag somewhere on the line for the listed module.
-k flag is missing from recent
modprobe versions. I cannot say with certainty whether the use of this feature has been depreciated in recent kernel.