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KLDLOAD(2)		  FreeBSD System Calls Manual		    KLDLOAD(2)

NAME
     kldload --	load KLD files into the	kernel

LIBRARY
     Standard C	Library	(libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/param.h>
     #include <sys/linker.h>

     int
     kldload(const char	*file);

DESCRIPTION
     The kldload() system call loads a kld file	into the kernel	using the ker-
     nel linker.

RETURN VALUES
     The kldload() system call returns the fileid of the kld file which	was
     loaded into the kernel.  If an error occurs, kldload() will return	-1 and
     set errno to indicate the error.

ERRORS
     The named file is loaded unless:

     [EPERM]		You do not have	access to read the file	or link	it
			with the kernel.  You should be	the root user to be
			able to	use the	kld system calls.

     [EFAULT]		Bad address encountered	when adding kld	info into the
			kernel space.

     [ENOMEM]		There is no memory to load the file into the kernel.

     [ENOENT]		The file was not found.

     [ENOEXEC]		The file format	of file	was unrecognized.

     [EEXIST]		The supplied file has already been loaded.

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

HISTORY
     The kld interface first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0.

FreeBSD	9.2			 March 3, 1999			   FreeBSD 9.2

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