modprobe -r module doesn't work on FC8

Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Wed Feb 20 20:54:10 UTC 2008

Tom Poe wrote:
> What command(s) to use to remove and install modules on FC8?  here's the 
> quote I'm trying to understand:
> "The webcam audio interface must be initialised before the video 
> interface. Linux will by default initialise the video interface first, 
> so you need to remove the uvcvideo.ko module from the /lib/modules 
> subdirectory where it gets loaded automatically, and load it manually 
> after plugging the webcam."
I usually use rmmod, but I think it uses the same mechanism, so I would 
expect the same result.

Bill Davidsen <davidsen at>
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