KSTAT_DELETE(9F) Kernel Functions for Drivers KSTAT_DELETE(9F)

kstat_delete - remove a kstat from the system

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/kstat.h>
void kstat_delete(kstat_t *ksp);

illumos DDI specific (illumos DDI)

Pointer to a currently installed kstat(9S) structure.

kstat_delete() removes ksp from the kstat chain and frees all associated system resources.


kstat_delete() can be called from any context.

kstat_create(9F), kstat_install(9F), kstat_named_init(9F), kstat(9S)

Writing Device Drivers

When calling kstat_delete(), the driver must not be holding that kstat's ks_lock. Otherwise, it may deadlock with a kstat reader.
April 4, 1994 OmniOS