where does the NIC driver locate in the system

Qiuli Han ivyharry at gmail.com
Tue Sep 19 14:36:41 UTC 2006

thanks folks
think i'd better not touch those modules
but after some system updating, i am a few directories named the
kernel number in my
is it safe if i delete the old ones ( the ones i am not using)?


On 9/19/06, Lothar Braun <mail at lobraun.de> wrote:
> 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).
> Regards,
> Lothar
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