where does the NIC driver locate in the system

Lothar Braun mail at lobraun.de
Tue Sep 19 14:29:06 UTC 2006

Hi Qiuli,

On Tuesday 19 September 2006 16:15, Qiuli Han wrote:
> after the installation of my system, my NIC is ready to work
> but i am wondering where does the system store the driver?
> and if it is huge file which contain all the other un-used drivers,
> can i delete it (like driver.cab in windows)?

All your drivers are stored in directories under

/lib/modules/`uname -r`/

Most of the drivers are under /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/. But i would 
advice you to not delete them (unless you really know what you are doing).

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