Reloading kernel extensions

Sometimes it might be useful to reload a kernel extension in OSX without rebooting your Mac. This can be done in a terminal window with the following commands:

sudo kextunload /System/Library/Extensions/NameOfExtension.kext
sudo kextload /System/Library/Extensions/NameOfExtension.kext

Replace NameOfExtension.kext with the name of the extension you want to reload.

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