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DELETE_MODULE(2)

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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       delete_module - delete a loadable module entry

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       #include <linux/module.h>

       int delete_module(const char *name);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       delete_module  attempts	to remove an unused loadable module entry.  If
       name is NULL, all unused modules marked	auto-clean  will  be  removed.
       This system call is only open to the superuser.

RETURN VALUE    [Toc]    [Back]

       On  success,  zero  is returned.  On error, -1 is returned and errno is
       set appropriately.

ERRORS    [Toc]    [Back]

       EPERM  The user is not the superuser.

       ENOENT No module by that name exists.

       EINVAL name was the empty string.

       EBUSY  The module is in use.

       EFAULT name is outside the program's accessible address space.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

      
      
       create_module(2), init_module(2), query_module(2).



Linux				  26 Dec 1996		      DELETE_MODULE(2)
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