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KLDUNLOAD(8) BSD System Manager’s Manual KLDUNLOAD(8)

NAME

kldunload — unload a file from the kernel

SYNOPSIS

kldunload [−f] [−v] −i id
kldunload
[−f] [−v] [−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_QUISCE 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.

DIAGNOSTICS

The kldunload utility exits with a status of 0 on success and with a nonzero status 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(4) interface.

AUTHORS

Doug Rabson <dfr [AT] FreeBSD.org>

BSD April 25, 1997 BSD

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