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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

hal-find(8)

Name

hal-find, hal-find-by-capability, hal-find-by-property - search HAL global device list

Synopsis

hal-find-by-capability --capability capability [--help]
 [--verbose] [--version]
hal-find-by-property  --key key --string value [--help]
 [--verbose] [--version]

Description

The hal-find commands, hal-find-by-capability and hal-find-by-property, search the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) device list by specified criteria and displays results on the standard output. hal-find-by-capability searches by capability, such as volume or block. hal-find-by-property searches by property, such as block.is_volume or volume.disc.has_audio.

Options

The following options are supported:

–-capability capability

HAL device capability to search for.

–-help

Display list of options.

–-key key

The key to the property that is the basis of the search.

–-string value

The string value associated with the property that is the basis of the search.

–-verbose

Verbose mode.

–-version

Display version and exit.

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)