DELETE_MODULE

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
SEE ALSO

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).