Simple program to remove a module from the Linux Kernel
' rmmod 'u rmmod [ -f ][ -s ][ -v ][ modulename ]
rmmod is a trivial program to remove a module (when module unloading support is provided) from the kernel . Most users will want to use modprobe (8) with the -r option instead .
-v , --verbose Print messages about what the program is doing . Usually rmmod prints messages only if something goes wrong .
-f , --force 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 (see lsmod (8)).
-s , --syslog Send errors to syslog instead of standard error .
-V --version Show version of program and exit .
This manual page originally Copyright 2002, Rusty Russell, IBM Corporation . Maintained by Jon Masters and others .
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