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USERCONF(4) NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual USERCONF(4)
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userconf -- in-kernel device configuration manager
userconf is the in-kernel device configuration manager. It is used to
alter the kernel autoconfiguration framework at runtime. userconf is
activated from the boot loader by passing the -c option to the kernel.
The general command syntax is:
userconf has a more(1)-like functionality; if a number of lines in a com-
mand's output exceeds the number defined in the lines variable, then
userconf displays ``-- more --'' and waits for a response, which may be
<return> one more line.
<space> one more page.
q abort the current command, and return to the command
userconf supports the following commands:
Specify the number of lines before more.
base 8 | 10 | 16
Base for displaying large numbers.
change devno | dev
disable devno | dev
enable devno | dev
exit A synonym for quit.
find devno | dev
help Display online help.
list List current configuration.
quit Leave userconf.
? A synonym for help.
The userconf framework first appeared in OpenBSD 2.0, and was then inte-
grated into NetBSD 1.6.
The userconf framework was written by Mats O Jansson
NetBSD 9.1 July 1, 2001 NetBSD 9.1