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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

hal-device(8)

Name

hal-device - manage HAL devices

Synopsis

hal-device  [-h] [--a udi |  --r udi]

Description

The Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) provides a view of the various hardware attached to a system. The hal-device command enables you to manage devices that conform to the HAL standard. Specifically, hal-device lets you add or remove a device to or from the HAL global device list. Device properties are read from stdin in lshal(8) syntax.

Options

The following options are supported:

–a, –-add udi

Add device specified by Universal Device Identifier udi to HAL's global device list.

–h

Display usage information.

–r, –-remove udi

Remove device specified by Universal Device Identifier udi from HAL's global device list.

Attributes

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Availability
system/hal
Interface Stability
Volatile

See Also

attributes(7), hal(7), hald(8)