NAME [Toc] [Back]
create_sysfile - create a kernel system file
SYNOPSIS [Toc] [Back]
DESCRIPTION [Toc] [Back]
The create_sysfile command creates a kernel configuration description
file (system file) which can be used as input to the commands
kconfig(1M) or mk_kernel(1M). The system file that is generated is of
type version 1 (see system(4)) and is built according to the drivers
required by the current system hardware. This command is intended for
use during the install process when the system does not have a system
The create_sysfile command uses a template file as a starting point
and then it scans the system hardware and adds all drivers it can
identify to run the existing hardware. If outfile is specified, the
resulting system file is sent to outfile. If outfile is not
specified, the output is placed in the file /stand/system.
RETURN VALUE [Toc] [Back]
Upon completion, create_sysfile returns with one of the following exit
1 One or more errors were reported.
DIAGNOSTICS [Toc] [Back]
Errors are sent to stderr. Most of the diagnostic messages from
create_sysfile are self-explanatory. Errors cause create_sysfile to
AUTHOR [Toc] [Back]
create_sysfile was developed by HP.
FILES [Toc] [Back]
SEE ALSO [Toc] [Back]
kconfig(1M), mk_kernel(1M), system(4), kconfig(5).
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