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Old 05-01-2020
Help with if else statement...

hello all. I need help creating an if else statement here. Ive tried and have failed so far.

This is the code I have so far:

printf "checking for hidden modules\n"
for mm in /sys/module/*; do 
if test -d ${mm}/sections; then 
   MOD="$(basename ${mm})"; 
   lsmod | grep -E "^${MOD}" > /dev/null || printf "${MOD}\n"; 

which prints out like this:

checking for hidden modules
any hidden modules here...

I would like it to print like this

checking for hidden modules      [ok] \(or) [name of module]

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Last edited by vbe; 05-02-2020 at 07:28 AM.. Reason: code tags
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Old 05-02-2020
Welcome on board!

start by removing the \n of you printf on first line... maybe replacing with :
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Old 05-02-2020
Thank you for your response vbe :-)

so I have

printf "checking for hidden modules: "
for mm in /sys/module/*; do 
   if test -d ${mm}/sections; then 
      MOD="$(basename ${mm})"; 
      lsmod | grep -E "^${MOD}" > /dev/null || printf "[found hidden module] \n${MOD}\n"; 

which works as expected. Problem is that:
1) if it doesn't find any modules, i cant figure out with this particular command how to make it say [ok] insted of
[found hidden module]
2) if it doesnt find any modules, it doesn't return a new line. Which would be solved also if I could figure out 1) !

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