source: BOOK/final-system/common/udev.xml @ a413a82f

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Last change on this file since a413a82f was a413a82f, checked in by William Harrington <kb0iic@…>, 7 years ago

Update udev configure options to more final sane outcome.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-udev" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="udev.html"?>
10
11  <title>Udev-&udev-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev">
14    <primary sortas="a-Udev">Udev</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Udev package contains programs for dynamic creation of device
21    nodes.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Udev</title>
27
28    <para os="a">Prepare Udev for compilation:</para>
29
30<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
31  --sysconfdir=/etc --with-rootprefix="" \
32  --libexecdir=/lib --bindir=/sbin \
33  --with-usb-ids-path=no --with-pci-ids-path=no \
34  --enable-rule_generator --disable-introspection \
35  --disable-keymap --disable-gudev</userinput></screen>
36
37    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
38
39<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
40
41    <para os="g">Install the package:</para>
42
43<screen os="h"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
44
45    <para os="i">Create a directory for storing firmware that can be
46    loaded by <command>udev</command>:</para>
47
48<screen os="j"><userinput>install -dv /lib/firmware</userinput></screen>
49
50  </sect2>
51
52  <sect2 id="contents-udev" role="content">
53    <title>Contents of Udev</title>
54
55    <segmentedlist>
56      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
57      <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
58      <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
59
60      <seglistitem>
61        <seg>ata_id, cdrom_id, collect, create_floppy_devices, edd_id,
62        firmware.sh, fstab_import, path_id, scsi_id, udevadm, udevd, usb_id,
63        v4l_id, write_cd_rules, write_net_rules</seg>
64        <seg>libudev</seg>
65        <seg>/etc/udev, /lib/firmware, /lib/udev, /usr/share/doc/udev</seg>
66      </seglistitem>
67    </segmentedlist>
68
69    <variablelist>
70      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
71      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
72      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
73
74      <varlistentry id="udevadm">
75        <term><command>udevadm</command></term>
76        <listitem>
77        <para>Controls the runtime behavior of Udev, requests kernel
78        events, manages the event queue, and provides simple debugging.</para>
79          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev udevadm">
80            <primary sortas="b-udevadm">udevadm</primary>
81          </indexterm>
82        </listitem>
83      </varlistentry>
84
85      <varlistentry id="udevd">
86        <term><command>udevd</command></term>
87        <listitem>
88          <para>A daemon that reorders hotplug events before submitting them to
89          <command>udev</command>,
90          thus avoiding various race conditions</para>
91          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev udevd">
92            <primary sortas="b-udevd">udevd</primary>
93          </indexterm>
94        </listitem>
95      </varlistentry>
96
97 <!-- Start of Helpers -->
98      <varlistentry id="ata_id">
99        <term><command>ata_id</command></term>
100        <listitem>
101          <para>Provides Udev with a unique string and additional
102          information (uuid, label) for an ATA drive</para>
103          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev ata_id">
104            <primary sortas="b-ata_id">ata_id</primary>
105          </indexterm>
106        </listitem>
107      </varlistentry>
108
109      <varlistentry id="cdrom_id">
110        <term><command>cdrom_id</command></term>
111        <listitem>
112          <para>Prints the capabilities of a CDROM or DVDROM drive.</para>
113          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev cdrom_id">
114            <primary sortas="b-cdrom_id">cdrom_id</primary>
115          </indexterm>
116        </listitem>
117      </varlistentry>
118
119      <varlistentry id="collect">
120        <term><command>collect</command></term>
121        <listitem>
122          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
123          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev collect">
124            <primary sortas="b-collect">collect</primary>
125          </indexterm>
126        </listitem>
127      </varlistentry>
128
129      <varlistentry id="create_floppy_devices">
130        <term><command>create_floppy_devices</command></term>
131        <listitem>
132          <para>Creates all possible floppy devices based on the CMOS type</para>
133          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev create_floppy_devices">
134            <primary sortas="b-create_floppy_devices">create_floppy_devices</primary>
135          </indexterm>
136        </listitem>
137      </varlistentry>
138
139      <varlistentry id="edd_id">
140        <term><command>edd_id</command></term>
141        <listitem>
142          <para>Identifies x86 disk drives from Enhanced Disk Drive calls</para>
143          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev edd_id">
144            <primary sortas="b-edd_id">edd_id</primary>
145          </indexterm>
146        </listitem>
147      </varlistentry>
148
149      <varlistentry id="firmware.sh">
150        <term><command>firmware.sh</command></term>
151        <listitem>
152          <para>Script to load firmware for a device</para>
153          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev firmware.sh">
154            <primary sortas="b-firmware.sh">firmware.sh</primary>
155          </indexterm>
156        </listitem>
157      </varlistentry>
158
159      <varlistentry id="fstab_import">
160        <term><command>fstab_import</command></term>
161        <listitem>
162          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
163          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev fstab_import">
164            <primary sortas="b-fstab_import">fstab_import</primary>
165          </indexterm>
166        </listitem>
167      </varlistentry>
168
169      <varlistentry id="path_id">
170        <term><command>path_id</command></term>
171        <listitem>
172          <para>Provides the shortest possible unique hardware path to a
173          device</para>
174          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev path_id">
175            <primary sortas="b-path_id">path_id</primary>
176          </indexterm>
177        </listitem>
178      </varlistentry>
179
180      <varlistentry id="scsi_id">
181        <term><command>scsi_id</command></term>
182        <listitem>
183          <para>Retrieves or generates a unique SCSI identifier.</para>
184          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev scsi_id">
185            <primary sortas="b-scsi_id">scsi_id</primary>
186          </indexterm>
187        </listitem>
188      </varlistentry>
189
190      <varlistentry id="usb_id">
191        <term><command>usb_id</command></term>
192        <listitem>
193          <para>Identifies a USB block device.</para>
194          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev usb_id">
195            <primary sortas="b-usb_id">usb_id</primary>
196          </indexterm>
197        </listitem>
198      </varlistentry>
199
200      <varlistentry id="v4l_id">
201        <term><command>v4l_id</command></term>
202        <listitem>
203          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
204          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev v4l_id">
205            <primary sortas="b-v4l_id">v4l_id</primary>
206          </indexterm>
207        </listitem>
208      </varlistentry>
209
210      <varlistentry id="write_cd_rules">
211        <term><command>write_cd_rules</command></term>
212        <listitem>
213          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
214          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev write_cd_rules">
215            <primary sortas="b-write_cd_rules">write_cd_rules</primary>
216          </indexterm>
217        </listitem>
218      </varlistentry>
219
220      <varlistentry id="write_net_rules">
221        <term><command>write_net_rules</command></term>
222        <listitem>
223          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
224          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev write_net_rules">
225            <primary sortas="b-write_net_rules">write_net_rules</primary>
226          </indexterm>
227        </listitem>
228      </varlistentry>
229<!-- End of Helpers -->
230
231      <varlistentry id="libudev">
232        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libudev</filename></term>
233        <listitem>
234          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
235          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev libudev">
236            <primary sortas="c-libudev">libudev</primary>
237          </indexterm>
238        </listitem>
239      </varlistentry>
240
241      <varlistentry id="etc-udev">
242        <term><filename class="directory">/etc/udev</filename></term>
243        <listitem>
244          <para>Contains <command>udev</command> configuration files,
245          device permissions, and rules for device naming</para>
246          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev etc-udev">
247            <primary sortas="e-/etc/udev">/etc/udev</primary>
248          </indexterm>
249        </listitem>
250      </varlistentry>
251
252      <varlistentry id="lib-udev">
253        <term><filename class="directory">/lib/udev</filename></term>
254        <listitem>
255          <para>Contains <command>udev</command> helper programs
256          and static devices which get copied to /dev when booted.</para>
257          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev lib-udev">
258            <primary sortas="e-/lib/udev">/lib/udev</primary>
259          </indexterm>
260        </listitem>
261      </varlistentry>
262    </variablelist>
263
264  </sect2>
265
266</sect1>
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