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kldunload – unload a file from the kernel



kldunload [-fv] -i id ...
kldunload [-fv] [-n] name ...


The kldunload utility unloads a file which was previously loaded with kldload(8).

The following options are available:
  Force the unload. This ignores error returns to MOD_QUIESCE from the module and implies that the module should be unloaded even if it is currently in use. The users are left to cope as best they can.
  Be more verbose.
-i id
  Unload the file with this ID.
-n name
  Unload the file with this name.
name Unload the file with this name.


The utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error occurs.


kldunload(2), kldload(8), kldstat(8)


The kldunload utility first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0, replacing the lkm interface.


Doug Rabson <Mt dfr@FreeBSD.org>

KLDUNLOAD (8) February 27, 2006

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