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Manual Pages  — KLDUNLOAD

NAME

kldunload – unload a file from the kernel

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS


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

DESCRIPTION

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

The following options are available:
-f
  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.
-v
  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.

EXIT STATUS

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

SEE ALSO

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

HISTORY

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

AUTHORS

Doug Rabson <Mt dfr@FreeBSD.org>

KLDUNLOAD (8) February 27, 2006

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