In this two-minute whiteboard demonstration, The Linux Foundation's Training Instructor John Bonesio demonstrates how the depmod utility works in the Linux and Unix command directory. Inside kernel objects, or modules, it's not just binary data, but a collection of tables. After initialization, each section is kept separate to keep track of where they're loaded in memory. As it scans through all the directories where the modules are it will look for missing symbols to find related modules.
About John Bonesio
John is a training instructor at The Linux Foundation.
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