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USERCONF(4)			   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual 		      USERCONF(4)

NAME
     userconf -- in-kernel device configuration manager

SYNOPSIS
     options USERCONF

DESCRIPTION
     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 pass-
     ing the -c option to the kernel.

COMMAND SYNTAX
     The general command syntax is:

	   command [option]

     userconf has a more(1)-like functionality; if a number of lines in a command's output
     exceeds the number defined in the lines variable, then userconf displays ``-- more --'' and
     waits for a response, which may be one of:

	   <return>  one more line.

	   <space>   one more page.

	   q	     abort the current command, and return to the command input mode.

COMMANDS
     userconf supports the following commands:

     lines count
	    Specify the number of lines before more.

     base 8 | 10 | 16
	    Base for displaying large numbers.

     change devno | dev
	    Change devices.

     disable devno | dev
	    Disable devices.

     enable devno | dev
	    Enable devices.

     exit   A synonym for quit.

     find devno | dev
	    Find devices.

     help   Display online help.

     list   List current configuration.

     quit   Leave userconf.

     ?	    A synonym for help.

HISTORY
     The userconf framework first appeared in OpenBSD 2.0, and was then integrated into
     NetBSD 1.6.

AUTHORS
     The userconf framework was written by Mats O Jansson <moj@stacken.kth.se>.

BSD					   July 1, 2001 				      BSD
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