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.\" $FreeBSD$
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.Dd February 27, 2006
.Dt KLDUNLOAD 8
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm kldunload
.Nd unload a file from the kernel
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl fv
.Fl i Ar id ...
.Nm
.Op Fl fv
.Op Fl n
.Ar name ...
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm
utility unloads a file which was previously loaded with
.Xr kldload 8 .
.Pp
The following options are available:
.Bl -tag -width ".Fl n Ar name"
.It Fl f
Force the unload.
This ignores error returns to
.Dv 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.
.It Fl v
Be more verbose.
.It Fl i Ar id
Unload the file with this ID.
.It Fl n Ar name
Unload the file with this name.
.It Ar name
Unload the file with this name.
.El
.Sh EXIT STATUS
.Ex -std
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr kldunload 2 ,
.Xr kldload 8 ,
.Xr kldstat 8
.Sh HISTORY
The
.Nm
utility first appeared in
.Fx 3.0 ,
replacing the
.Nm lkm
interface.
.Sh AUTHORS
.An Doug Rabson Aq Mt dfr@FreeBSD.org