A module is a set of software that is not part of the core kernel yet can be integrated with it through the kernel kbuild procedure or at runtime. Modules always operate in "kernel space."


Some properties of all kernel modules:

Device Drivers

Device Drivers are special modules that provide one or more files in the /dev filesystem. They provide an interface between applications and the below underlying hardware in a system.

KernelNewbies: Module (last edited 2021-01-14 19:37:03 by RandyDunlap)