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MODFIND(2) BSD System Calls Manual MODFIND(2)

NAME

modfind — returns the modid of a kernel module

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, −lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/param.h>
#include <sys/module.h>

int

modfind(const char *modname);

DESCRIPTION

The modfind() system call returns the modid of the kernel module referenced by modname.

RETURN VALUES

The modfind() system call returns the modid of the kernel module referenced by modname. Upon error, modfind() returns -1 and sets errno to indicate the error.

ERRORS

errno is set to the following if modfind() fails:

[EFAULT]

The data required for this operation could not be read from the kernel space.

[ENOENT]

The file specified is not loaded in the kernel.

SEE ALSO

kldfind(2), kldfirstmod(2), kldload(2), kldnext(2), kldstat(2), kldsym(2), kldunload(2), modfnext(2), modnext(2), modstat(2), kld(4), kldstat(8)

HISTORY

The kld interface first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0.

BSD September 28, 2000 BSD

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