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KLDLOAD(8)		FreeBSD	System Manager's Manual		    KLDLOAD(8)

NAME
     kldload --	load a file into the kernel

SYNOPSIS
     kldload [-v] file ...

DESCRIPTION
     The kldload utility loads file.ko into the	kernel using the kernel
     linker.  Note that	if multiple modules are	specified then an attempt will
     be	made to	load them all, even if some fail.

     The following option is available:

     -v	     Be	more verbose.

FILES
     /modules  directory containing loadable modules.  Modules must have an
	       extension of .ko.

DIAGNOSTICS
     The kldload utility exits 0 on success, and >0 if an error	occurs.

AUTOMATICALLY LOADING MODULES
     Some modules (ipfw, ipf, etc.) may	be automatically loaded	at boot	time
     by	having their operation enabled in rc.conf(5).  Modules may also	be
     auto-loaded through their addition	to loader.conf(5).

SEE ALSO
     kldload(2), loader.conf(5), rc.conf(5), kldstat(8), kldunload(8)

HISTORY
     The kldload utility first appeared	in FreeBSD 3.0,	replacing the lkm(4)
     interface.

AUTHORS
     Doug Rabson <dfr@FreeBSD.org>

FreeBSD	9.2			April 25, 1997			   FreeBSD 9.2

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | FILES | DIAGNOSTICS | AUTOMATICALLY LOADING MODULES | SEE ALSO | HISTORY | AUTHORS

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