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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     modunload - unload a kernel module

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

     modunload [-i id] [-n name] [-p postunload]

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The modunload utility unloads a loadable kernel module  from
a running
     system.   The  id or name is the ID or name of the module as
shown by

     One of the following options must be specified:

     -i id   Unload the module with the ID id.

     -n name
             Unload the module with the name name.

     -p postunload
             Specify the name of a shell script or  program  that
will be executed
  if  the module is successfully unloaded. This
program is
             passed no arguments.

DIAGNOSTICS    [Toc]    [Back]

     The modunload utility exits 0 on success or with a  non-zero
status if an
     error occurred.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     lkm(4), modload(8), modstat(8)

HISTORY    [Toc]    [Back]

     The  modunload  command  was designed to be similar in functionality to the
     corresponding command in SunOS 4.1.3.

AUTHORS    [Toc]    [Back]

     Terrence R. Lambert terry@cs.weber.edu

OpenBSD      3.6                           June      7,      1993
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