Linux "rmmod" Command Line Options and Examples
Simple program to remove a module from the Linux Kernel

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..


rmmod [-f] [-s] [-v] [modulename]

Command Line Options:

Print messages about what the program is doing. Usually rmmod prints messages only if something goeswrong.
rmmod -v ...
This option can be extremely dangerous: it has no effect unless CONFIG_MODULE_FORCE_UNLOAD was set whenthe kernel was compiled. With this option, you can remove modules which are being used, or which are notdesigned to be removed, or have been marked as unsafe (see lsmod(8)).
rmmod -f ...
Send errors to syslog instead of standard error.
rmmod -s ...
Show version of program and exit.COPYRIGHTThis manual page originally Copyright 2002, Rusty Russell, IBM Corporation. Maintained by Jon Masters andothers.
rmmod -V ...