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bootstrap_firmware

Section: User Manuals (8) Updated: DECEMBER 2007
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NAME

bootstrap_firmware - detect hardware for use with a package manager

 

SYNOPSIS

bootstrap_firmware [-h | --help] [-c config-file ] [-o | --over section,key,value ] [ -u | --up2date_mode ] [ -a | --apt_mode ] [ -v | --verbose ]  

DESCRIPTION

bootstrap_firmware scans hardware, and emits tags suitable for use by package managers to download and install packages providing those tags. This can emit tags appropriate for YUM (by default), up2date, and aptitude.  

OPTIONS

-h
Print help text
-c config-file
Use the alternate system wide config-file instead of /etc/firmware/firmware.conf
-o | --over section,key,value
Override values in firmware.conf with new values as section, key, and value.
-u | --up2date_mode
Generate tags suitable for consumption by Red Hat Network's up2date program.
-a | --apt_mode
Generate tags suitable for consumption by Debian's aptitude program.
-v | --verbose
Print additional information.
 

EXAMPLES

yum install $(bootstrap_firmware)

up2date -u --solvedeps=$(bootstrap_firmware -u)

aptitude install $(bootstrap_firmware -a)

 

FILES

/etc/firmware/firmware.conf
The system wide configuration file.
 

AUTHOR

firmware-tools team <firmware-tools-devel at lists.us.dell.com>  

SEE ALSO

update_firmware(8) inventory_firmware(8) inventory_firmware_gui(8)


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
FILES
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

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