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

NAME

kldunload — unload a file from the kernel

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 kldunload 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(4) interface.

AUTHORS

Doug Rabson 〈dfr@FreeBSD.org〉

MidnightBSD 0.3 February 27, 2006 MidnightBSD 0.3