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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 requires privilege.

RETURN VALUE

       On success, zero is returned.  On error, -1 is returned and errno is set appropriately.

ERRORS

       EBUSY  The module is in use.

       EFAULT name is outside the program's accessible address space.

       EINVAL name was an empty string.

       ENOENT No module by that name exists.

       EPERM  The caller was not privileged (did not have the CAP_SYS_MODULE capability).

CONFORMING TO

       delete_module() is Linux-specific.

SEE ALSO

       create_module(2), init_module(2), query_module(2)

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