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hdparm: Remove unnecessary text now that we're in merged-/usr
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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 "601ebcf88a24d012bf85ffc47640319a">
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<!-- no longer relevant with merged-/usr
110 <note><para>
111 Note that by default, <command>hdparm</command> is installed in
112 <filename class="directory">/sbin</filename> as some systems may require it
113 during the boot process before <filename class="directory">/usr</filename>
114 is mounted. If you wish to install <command>hdparm</command> under the
115 <filename class="directory">/usr</filename> hierarchy, then replace the above
116 command with the following:
117 </para>
118
119<screen role="nodump"><userinput>make binprefix=/usr install</userinput></screen></note>
120-->
121
122 </sect2>
123
124 <sect2 role="content">
125 <title>Contents</title>
126
127 <segmentedlist>
128 <segtitle>Installed Program</segtitle>
129 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
130 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
131
132 <seglistitem>
133 <seg>
134 hdparm
135 </seg>
136 <seg>
137 None
138 </seg>
139 <seg>
140 None
141 </seg>
142 </seglistitem>
143 </segmentedlist>
144
145 <variablelist>
146 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
147 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
148 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
149
150 <varlistentry id="hdparm-prog">
151 <term><command>hdparm</command></term>
152 <listitem>
153 <para>
154 provides a command-line interface to various hard disk ioctls
155 supported by the stock Linux ATA/IDE device driver subsystem
156 </para>
157 <indexterm zone="hdparm hdparm-prog">
158 <primary sortas="b-hdparm">hdparm</primary>
159 </indexterm>
160 </listitem>
161 </varlistentry>
162
163 </variablelist>
164
165 </sect2>
166
167</sect1>
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