reload kernel without reboot?

takCoder tak.official at
Mon Jun 22 05:24:00 UTC 2015

Hi all,

Thank you all for the hints and notes there. Actually I decided to use
MODULES_OVERRIDE in make.conf and -DKERNFAST for fast kernel compile to
save time during my task and let the reboot happen as not doing so seems to
be that tricky.

Thank you

On Mon, Jun 15, 2015 at 7:36 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

> On Mon, 15 Jun 2015 09:50:40 -0400, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> > A standard kernel comes with many hundreds of kernel modules. We don't
> > know what you're working on specifically, but the building and loading
> > and unloading of modules is not tricky.
> If I remember correctly, there's even some example code of
> how to create a kernel module somewhere in the source tree.
> It should be a good starting point for moving the "moving
> parts" into a kernel module that can be dealt with using
> kldload and kldunload.
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