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commit 49f462da063e860dab57e051b51a5564fcff124c
parent 1c0267ef8e5c76f2043690bcdd03c2a0ebc269cc
Author: sin <sin@2f30.org>
Date:   Sat Apr 12 15:21:11 +0100

Add rmmod manpage

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diff --git a/rmmod.8 b/rmmod.8 @@ -0,0 +1,23 @@ +.TH RMMOD 8 ubase-VERSION +.SH NAME +\fBrmmod\fR - Remove a module from the Linux kernel +.SH SYNOPSIS +\fBrmmod\fR [\fB-fw\fR] \fImodule...\fR +.SH DESCRIPTION +\fBrmmod\fR removes one or more modules from the kernel. +.SH OPTIONS +.TP +\fB-f\fR +This option can be extremely dangerous: it has no effect unless +CONFIG_MODULE_FORCE_UNLOAD was set when the kernel was compiled. +With this option, you can remove modules which are being used, or +which are not designed to be removed, or have been marked as unsafe. +.TP +\fB-w\fR +Normally, \fBrmmod\fR will refuse to unload modules which are in +use. With this option, \fBrmmod\fR will isolate the module, and +wait until the module is no longer used. Noone new will be +able to use the module, but s up to you to make sure the +current users eventually finish with it. +.SH SEE ALSO +insmod(8), lsmod(8)