sosreport loads unused kernel modules unintentionally.

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  • When customer run sosreport, some kernel modules are loaded as a side effect. Loading unwanted kernel modules is not good from memory consumption point of view and also possible side-effect of module load.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4
  • Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): sos-1.7-9.16.el5 openswan-2.6.14-1.el5_2.1 ipvsadm-1.24-8.1, sos-2.2-17.el6_2.3

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