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authorBen Hutchings <>2015-02-24 02:33:29 +0000
committerDavid S. Miller <>2015-02-23 22:04:25 -0500
commit4e081e0cbdf850366d28ddb77afba2031b26d933 (patch)
tree7c8359f88a24b2fe2892eac81e153a0d8dc7e6ce /Documentation/networking
parent4062bd25f0be9bd2dae25992ad87247ac4f73df3 (diff)
pktgen: Correct documentation of module name and command
Drop the '.o' suffix so this text properly covers both the built-in and modular cases. 'insmod pktgen' obviously won't work; the command should be modprobe. Signed-off-by: Ben Hutchings <> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
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diff --git a/Documentation/networking/pktgen.txt b/Documentation/networking/pktgen.txt
index 24c6dc100e02..0344f1d45b37 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/pktgen.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/pktgen.txt
@@ -3,8 +3,8 @@
HOWTO for the linux packet generator
-Enable CONFIG_NET_PKTGEN to compile and build pktgen.o either in-kernel
-or as a module. A module is preferred; insmod pktgen if needed. Once
+Enable CONFIG_NET_PKTGEN to compile and build pktgen either in-kernel
+or as a module. A module is preferred; modprobe pktgen if needed. Once
running, pktgen creates a thread for each CPU with affinity to that CPU.
Monitoring and controlling is done via /proc. It is easiest to select a
suitable sample script and configure that.