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man pages section 8: System Administration Commands

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

hald(8)

Name

hald - daemon that supports hardware abstraction layer

Synopsis

/usr/lib/hal/hald [--daemon={yes | no}]] [--help] [--use-syslog]
 [--verbose={yes | no}] [--version]

Description

The hald daemon supports the recognition of hardware changes for devices that conform to the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) specification.

The enabling and disabling of hald can be performed through the service management facility (SMF) (see smf(7)). hald is managed using the fault management resource identifier (FMRI) svc:/system/hal.

Options

The following options are supported:

–-daemon=yes|no

Run as a daemon.

–-help

Display usage information and exit.

–-use-syslog

Display debug messages to syslog instead of stderr. Use this option to record debug messages if HAL runs as daemon.

–-verbose=yes|no

Display debug information.

–-version

Display version information and exit.

Files

/usr/lib/hal

HAL-related files

/etc/hal/fdi

Device information files

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), svccfg(8)