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dlm - Administers Dynamically Loadable Modules.


dlm [ list | load objectfile | unload objectfile ]


The dlm command administers dynamically loadable modules (DLMs). A DLM is an independent section of Data ONTAP code (an object file) implementing a particular optional or configuration-dependent functional component.


Lists the names of currently loaded modules and their base addresses. The Data ONTAP kernel itself is treated as a module and this is always listed first. For example:
  kernel                           at 0x0xfffffc0000200000
  /etc/modules/foo.mod             at 0x0x00000004444900b8

Instructs the system to load a module identified by the name objectfile. See below for the form of this name.

Requests the system to unload the module objectfile. This may fail if the module is in use.

Note: in normal use, there should never be a need to use the load or unload options since modules are loaded automatically when required.


Modules are object files which reside in the root filesystem in the /etc/modules directory. The full objectfile name of a module is of the form /etc/modules/foo.mod

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