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

NAME
     kldload - load a file into the kernel

SYNOPSIS
     kldload [-v] filename

DESCRIPTION
     The kldload loads the file filename.ko into the kernel using the kernel
     linker.

     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 command first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0, replacing the lkm(4)
     interface.

AUTHORS
     Doug Rabson <dfr@FreeBSD.org>

FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE         April 25, 1997         FreeBSD 11.0-PRERELEASE

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