kldunload -f has no effect

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Tue Oct 17 15:35:01 UTC 2006

"[LoN]Kamikaze" <LoN_Kamikaze at gmx.de> writes:

> I need to 'kldunload -f drm' in order to go into suspend to ram with
> my thinkpad (suspend works fine with dri disabled). Unfortunately,
> despite the claims of the manpage the '-f' flag does not alter the
> behaviour of the kldunload tool. How do I get drm unloaded?

Revisit your assumptions.

[The -f flag gets passed to the module being unloaded, which can still
refuse to unload if it needs to.

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