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NAME

     modfind - returns the modid of a kernel module

LIBRARY

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

     #include <sys/param.h>
     #include <sys/module.h>

     int
     modfind(const char *modname);

DESCRIPTION

     The modfind() system call returns the modid of the kernel module
     referenced by modname.

RETURN VALUES

     The modfind() system call returns the modid of the kernel module
     referenced by file.  Upon error, modfind() returns -1 and sets errno to
     indicate the error.

ERRORS

     errno is set to the following if modfind() fails:

     [EFAULT]           The data required for this operation could not be read
                        from the kernel space.

     [ENOENT]           The file specified is not loaded in the kernel.

SEE ALSO

     kldfind(2), kldfirstmod(2), kldload(2), kldnext(2), kldstat(2),
     kldsym(2), kldunload(2), modfnext(2), modnext(2), modstat(2), kld(4),
     kldstat(8)

HISTORY

     The kld interface first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0.