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Add test suite commands to udev.

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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="e">To test the results, issue: <userinput>make check</userinput>.</para>
42
43    <para os="g">Install the package:</para>
44
45<screen os="h"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
46
47    <para os="i">Create a directory for storing firmware that can be
48    loaded by <command>udev</command>:</para>
49
50<screen os="j"><userinput>install -dv /lib/firmware</userinput></screen>
51
52  </sect2>
53
54  <sect2 id="contents-udev" role="content">
55    <title>Contents of Udev</title>
56
57    <segmentedlist>
58      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
59      <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
60      <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
61
62      <seglistitem>
63        <seg>ata_id, cdrom_id, collect, create_floppy_devices, edd_id,
64        firmware.sh, fstab_import, path_id, scsi_id, udevadm, udevd, usb_id,
65        v4l_id, write_cd_rules, write_net_rules</seg>
66        <seg>libudev</seg>
67        <seg>/etc/udev, /lib/firmware, /lib/udev, /usr/share/doc/udev</seg>
68      </seglistitem>
69    </segmentedlist>
70
71    <variablelist>
72      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
73      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
74      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
75
76      <varlistentry id="udevadm">
77        <term><command>udevadm</command></term>
78        <listitem>
79        <para>Controls the runtime behavior of Udev, requests kernel
80        events, manages the event queue, and provides simple debugging.</para>
81          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev udevadm">
82            <primary sortas="b-udevadm">udevadm</primary>
83          </indexterm>
84        </listitem>
85      </varlistentry>
86
87      <varlistentry id="udevd">
88        <term><command>udevd</command></term>
89        <listitem>
90          <para>A daemon that reorders hotplug events before submitting them to
91          <command>udev</command>,
92          thus avoiding various race conditions</para>
93          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev udevd">
94            <primary sortas="b-udevd">udevd</primary>
95          </indexterm>
96        </listitem>
97      </varlistentry>
98
99 <!-- Start of Helpers -->
100      <varlistentry id="ata_id">
101        <term><command>ata_id</command></term>
102        <listitem>
103          <para>Provides Udev with a unique string and additional
104          information (uuid, label) for an ATA drive</para>
105          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev ata_id">
106            <primary sortas="b-ata_id">ata_id</primary>
107          </indexterm>
108        </listitem>
109      </varlistentry>
110
111      <varlistentry id="cdrom_id">
112        <term><command>cdrom_id</command></term>
113        <listitem>
114          <para>Prints the capabilities of a CDROM or DVDROM drive.</para>
115          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev cdrom_id">
116            <primary sortas="b-cdrom_id">cdrom_id</primary>
117          </indexterm>
118        </listitem>
119      </varlistentry>
120
121      <varlistentry id="collect">
122        <term><command>collect</command></term>
123        <listitem>
124          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
125          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev collect">
126            <primary sortas="b-collect">collect</primary>
127          </indexterm>
128        </listitem>
129      </varlistentry>
130
131      <varlistentry id="create_floppy_devices">
132        <term><command>create_floppy_devices</command></term>
133        <listitem>
134          <para>Creates all possible floppy devices based on the CMOS type</para>
135          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev create_floppy_devices">
136            <primary sortas="b-create_floppy_devices">create_floppy_devices</primary>
137          </indexterm>
138        </listitem>
139      </varlistentry>
140
141      <varlistentry id="edd_id">
142        <term><command>edd_id</command></term>
143        <listitem>
144          <para>Identifies x86 disk drives from Enhanced Disk Drive calls</para>
145          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev edd_id">
146            <primary sortas="b-edd_id">edd_id</primary>
147          </indexterm>
148        </listitem>
149      </varlistentry>
150
151      <varlistentry id="firmware.sh">
152        <term><command>firmware.sh</command></term>
153        <listitem>
154          <para>Script to load firmware for a device</para>
155          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev firmware.sh">
156            <primary sortas="b-firmware.sh">firmware.sh</primary>
157          </indexterm>
158        </listitem>
159      </varlistentry>
160
161      <varlistentry id="fstab_import">
162        <term><command>fstab_import</command></term>
163        <listitem>
164          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
165          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev fstab_import">
166            <primary sortas="b-fstab_import">fstab_import</primary>
167          </indexterm>
168        </listitem>
169      </varlistentry>
170
171      <varlistentry id="path_id">
172        <term><command>path_id</command></term>
173        <listitem>
174          <para>Provides the shortest possible unique hardware path to a
175          device</para>
176          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev path_id">
177            <primary sortas="b-path_id">path_id</primary>
178          </indexterm>
179        </listitem>
180      </varlistentry>
181
182      <varlistentry id="scsi_id">
183        <term><command>scsi_id</command></term>
184        <listitem>
185          <para>Retrieves or generates a unique SCSI identifier.</para>
186          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev scsi_id">
187            <primary sortas="b-scsi_id">scsi_id</primary>
188          </indexterm>
189        </listitem>
190      </varlistentry>
191
192      <varlistentry id="usb_id">
193        <term><command>usb_id</command></term>
194        <listitem>
195          <para>Identifies a USB block device.</para>
196          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev usb_id">
197            <primary sortas="b-usb_id">usb_id</primary>
198          </indexterm>
199        </listitem>
200      </varlistentry>
201
202      <varlistentry id="v4l_id">
203        <term><command>v4l_id</command></term>
204        <listitem>
205          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
206          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev v4l_id">
207            <primary sortas="b-v4l_id">v4l_id</primary>
208          </indexterm>
209        </listitem>
210      </varlistentry>
211
212      <varlistentry id="write_cd_rules">
213        <term><command>write_cd_rules</command></term>
214        <listitem>
215          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
216          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev write_cd_rules">
217            <primary sortas="b-write_cd_rules">write_cd_rules</primary>
218          </indexterm>
219        </listitem>
220      </varlistentry>
221
222      <varlistentry id="write_net_rules">
223        <term><command>write_net_rules</command></term>
224        <listitem>
225          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
226          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev write_net_rules">
227            <primary sortas="b-write_net_rules">write_net_rules</primary>
228          </indexterm>
229        </listitem>
230      </varlistentry>
231<!-- End of Helpers -->
232
233      <varlistentry id="libudev">
234        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libudev</filename></term>
235        <listitem>
236          <para>DESCRIPTION REQUIRED</para>
237          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev libudev">
238            <primary sortas="c-libudev">libudev</primary>
239          </indexterm>
240        </listitem>
241      </varlistentry>
242
243      <varlistentry id="etc-udev">
244        <term><filename class="directory">/etc/udev</filename></term>
245        <listitem>
246          <para>Contains <command>udev</command> configuration files,
247          device permissions, and rules for device naming</para>
248          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev etc-udev">
249            <primary sortas="e-/etc/udev">/etc/udev</primary>
250          </indexterm>
251        </listitem>
252      </varlistentry>
253
254      <varlistentry id="lib-udev">
255        <term><filename class="directory">/lib/udev</filename></term>
256        <listitem>
257          <para>Contains <command>udev</command> helper programs
258          and static devices which get copied to /dev when booted.</para>
259          <indexterm zone="ch-system-udev lib-udev">
260            <primary sortas="e-/lib/udev">/lib/udev</primary>
261          </indexterm>
262        </listitem>
263      </varlistentry>
264    </variablelist>
265
266  </sect2>
267
268</sect1>
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