prevent modprobe output

Gilles Espinasse g.esp at
Mon Jan 10 15:57:20 UTC 2011

Selon David Henderson <dhenderson at>:

> Is there a way to prevent modprobe from displaying information related
> to a driver being loaded?  I'm stumped and have tried the following:
> modprobe -q e1000e
> modprobe -q e1000e >/dev/null
> modprobe -q e1000e &>/dev/null
> Nothing I seem to do makes it go away.  I'd really only like to make
> stdout quiet, while leaving the ability for any errors to continue to be
> shown.
> Thanks,
> Dave

Is this to silent messages from modprobe or more probably kernel login messages,
result of a module be loaded?

In the second case, this is more a question of kernel log configuration.


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