OpenBoot 3.x Quick Reference

Device Tree Browsing Commands

Table 1-3 Device Tree Browsing Commands


Display the names and values of the current node's properties. 

dev node-name

Search for a node with the given name in the subtree below the current node, and choose the first such node found. 

dev ..

Choose the device node that is the parent of the current node. 

dev /

Choose the root machine node. 


Leave the device tree. 


Display the names of the current node's children. 


Display the device path name that names the current node. 

show-devs [device-path]

Display all the devices directly under the specified device in the device tree; without device-path it shows the entire device tree.


Display the names of the current node's methods.