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29.Dd April 25, 1997
30.Dt KLDLOAD 8
31.Os
32.Sh NAME
33.Nm kldload
34.Nd load a file into the kernel
35.Sh SYNOPSIS
36.Nm
37.Op Fl v
38.Ar
39.Sh DESCRIPTION
40The
41.Nm
42utility loads
43.Ar file Ns Pa .ko
44into the kernel using the kernel linker.
45Note that if multiple modules are specified then an attempt will
46be made to load them all, even if some fail.
47.Pp
48The following option is available:
49.Bl -tag -width indent
50.It Fl v
51Be more verbose.
52.El
53.Sh FILES
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54.Bl -tag -width /modules -compact
55.It Pa /modules
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56directory containing loadable modules.
57Modules must have an extension of
58.Pa .ko .
59.El
60.Sh DIAGNOSTICS
61.Ex -std
62.Sh AUTOMATICALLY LOADING MODULES
63Some modules (ipfw, ipf, etc.) may be automatically loaded at boot
64time by having their operation enabled in
65.Xr rc.conf 5 .
66Modules may also be auto-loaded through their addition to
67.Xr loader.conf 5 .
68.Sh SEE ALSO
69.Xr kldload 2 ,
70.Xr loader.conf 5 ,
71.Xr rc.conf 5 ,
72.Xr kldstat 8 ,
73.Xr kldunload 8
74.Sh HISTORY
75The
76.Nm
77utility first appeared in
78.Fx 3.0 ,
79replacing the
80.Xr lkm 4
81interface.
82.Sh AUTHORS
83.An Doug Rabson Aq dfr@FreeBSD.org