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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for deallocate (opensolaris section 1)

deallocate(1)							   User Commands						     deallocate(1)

NAME
deallocate - device deallocation
SYNOPSIS
deallocate [-s] [-w] [-F] [-z zonename] [-c dev-class | -g dev-type | device] deallocate [-s] [-w] [-F] [-z zonename] -I
DESCRIPTION
The deallocate command frees an allocated device. It resets the ownership and permissions on all device special files associated with the device, disabling access to that device. deallocate runs the device cleaning program for that device as specified in device_allocate(4). The default deallocate operation deallocates devices allocated to the user.
OPTIONS
The following options are supported: -c dev-class Deallocates all devices of the specified device class. -F device Forces deallocation of the device associated with the file specified by device. Only a user with the solaris.device.revoke authorization is permitted to use this option. -I Forces deallocation of all allocatable devices. Only a user with the solaris.device.revoke authorization is permitted to use this option. This option should only be used at system initialization. -s Silent. Suppresses any diagnostic output. The following options are supported when the system is configured with Trusted Extensions: -g dev-type Deallocates a device of device type matching dev-type. -w Runs the device cleaning program in a windowing environment. If a windowing version of the program exists, it is used. Oth- erwise, the standard version is run in a terminal window. -z zonename Deallocates device from the zone specified by zonename.
OPERANDS
The following operands are supported: device Deallocates the specified device.
EXIT STATUS
The following exit values are returned: 0 Successful completion. 20 No entry for the specified device. other value An error occurred.
FILES
/etc/security/device_allocate /etc/security/device_maps /etc/security/dev/* /etc/security/lib/*
ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWcsu | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |See below. | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ The invocation is Uncommitted. The options are Uncommitted. The output is Not-an-Interface.
SEE ALSO
allocate(1), list_devices(1), bsmconv(1M), dminfo(1M), mkdevalloc(1M), mkdevmaps(1M), device_allocate(4), device_maps(4), attributes(5) Controlling Access to Devices
NOTES
The functionality described in this man page is available only if Solaris Auditing has been enabled. See bsmconv(1M) for more information. On systems configured with Trusted Extensions, the functionality is enabled by default. /etc/security/dev, mkdevalloc(1M), and mkdevmaps(1M) might not be supported in a future release of the Solaris Operating Environment. SunOS 5.11 30 Apr 2008 deallocate(1)