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DELETE_MODULE(2)	     Linux Module Support	      DELETE_MODULE(2)

NAME

delete_module - delete a loadable module entry

SYNOPSIS

#include <linux/module.h> int delete_module(const char *name);

DESCRIPTION

delete_module attempts to remove an unused loadable module entry. If name is NULL, all unused modules marked auto-clean will be removed. This system call is only open to the superuser.

RETURN VALUE

On success, zero is returned. On error, -1 is returned and errno is set appropriately.

ERRORS

EPERM The user is not the superuser. ENOENT No module by that name exists. EINVAL name was the empty string. EBUSY The module is in use. EFAULT name is outside the program's accessible address space.

SEE ALSO

create_module(2), init_module(2), query_module(2). Linux 26 Dec 1996 DELETE_MODULE(2)