Definitions for "Kernel module"
Keywords:  unloaded, kmod, loaded, rebooting, mach
(KMOD) A binary in Mach-O format that is packaged in a kernel extension. A KMOD is the minimum unit of code that can be loaded into the kernel. See also "kernel extension".
a part of the kernel that may be loaded and unloaded as required
a program compiled separately from the kernel that can be dynamically loaded to extend the capabilities of the kernel
The core of the layered architecture of Windows NT that manages the most basic operations of Windows NT. The Kernel is responsible for thread dispatching, multiprocessor synchronization, hardware exception handling, and the implementation of low-level, hardware-dependent functions.
Keywords:  space, code, piece, address, placed
a piece of code placed in the kernel address space