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Documentation: Clarify when module debugging actually works.

Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <>
Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <>
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  1. +4 −0 Documentation/debugging-modules.txt
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@@ -16,3 +16,7 @@ echo 'echo "$@" >> /tmp/modprobe.log' >> /tmp/modprobe
echo 'exec /sbin/modprobe "$@"' >> /tmp/modprobe
chmod a+x /tmp/modprobe
echo /tmp/modprobe > /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe
+Note that the above applies only when the *kernel* is requesting
+that the module be loaded -- it won't have any effect if that module
+is being loaded explicitly using "modprobe" from userspace.

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