source: general/sysutils/hdparm.xml@ 2e542e2

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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 <!ENTITY hdparm-download-http "&sourceforge-dl;/hdparm/hdparm-&hdparm-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY hdparm-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY hdparm-md5sum "3ef06831e83890f0ba48f7a252b93325">
10 <!ENTITY hdparm-size "140 KB">
11 <!ENTITY hdparm-buildsize "1.0 MB">
12 <!ENTITY hdparm-time "less than 0.1 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="hdparm" xreflabel="Hdparm-&hdparm-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="hdparm.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <date>$Date$</date>
20 </sect1info>
21
22 <title>Hdparm-&hdparm-version;</title>
23
24 <indexterm zone="hdparm">
25 <primary sortas="a-Hdparm">Hdparm</primary>
26 </indexterm>
27
28 <sect2 role="package">
29 <title>Introduction to Hdparm</title>
30
31 <para>
32 The <application>Hdparm</application> package contains a utility that
33 is useful for obtaining information about, and controlling ATA/IDE
34 controllers and hard drives. It allows to
35 increase performance and sometimes to increase stability.
36 </para>
37
38 &lfs101_checked;
39
40 <warning>
41 <para>
42 As well as being useful, incorrect usage of
43 <application>Hdparm</application> can destroy your information and in
44 rare cases, drives. Use with caution and make sure you know what you
45 are doing. If in doubt, it is recommended that you leave the default
46 kernel parameters alone.
47 </para>
48 </warning>
49
50 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
51 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
52 <listitem>
53 <para>
54 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&hdparm-download-http;"/>
55 </para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>
59 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&hdparm-download-ftp;"/>
60 </para>
61 </listitem>
62 <listitem>
63 <para>
64 Download MD5 sum: &hdparm-md5sum;
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>
69 Download size: &hdparm-size;
70 </para>
71 </listitem>
72 <listitem>
73 <para>
74 Estimated disk space required: &hdparm-buildsize;
75 </para>
76 </listitem>
77 <listitem>
78 <para>
79 Estimated build time: &hdparm-time;
80 </para>
81 </listitem>
82 </itemizedlist>
83
84 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
85 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/hdparm"/>
86 </para>
87 </sect2>
88
89 <sect2 role="installation">
90 <title>Installation of Hdparm</title>
91
92 <para>
93 Build <application>Hdparm</application> by running the following
94 command:
95 </para>
96
97<screen><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
98
99 <para>
100 This package does not come with a test suite.
101 </para>
102
103 <para>
104 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
105 </para>
106
107<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
108
109 <note><para>
110 Note that by default, <command>hdparm</command> is installed in
111 <filename class="directory">/sbin</filename> as some systems may require it
112 during the boot process before <filename class="directory">/usr</filename>
113 is mounted. If you wish to install <command>hdparm</command> under the
114 <filename class="directory">/usr</filename> hierarchy, then replace the above
115 command with the following:
116 </para>
117
118<screen role="nodump"><userinput>make binprefix=/usr install</userinput></screen></note>
119
120 </sect2>
121
122 <sect2 role="content">
123 <title>Contents</title>
124
125 <segmentedlist>
126 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
127 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
128 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
129
130 <seglistitem>
131 <seg>
132 hdparm
133 </seg>
134 <seg>
135 None
136 </seg>
137 <seg>
138 None
139 </seg>
140 </seglistitem>
141 </segmentedlist>
142
143 <variablelist>
144 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
145 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
146 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
147
148 <varlistentry id="hdparm-prog">
149 <term><command>hdparm</command></term>
150 <listitem>
151 <para>
152 provides a command-line interface to various hard disk ioctls
153 supported by the stock Linux ATA/IDE device driver subsystem
154 </para>
155 <indexterm zone="hdparm hdparm-prog">
156 <primary sortas="b-hdparm">hdparm</primary>
157 </indexterm>
158 </listitem>
159 </varlistentry>
160
161 </variablelist>
162
163 </sect2>
164
165</sect1>
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