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(5).


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. Otherwise, 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(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


+--------------------+-----------------+
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
+--------------------+-----------------+
|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), device_allocate(5), device_maps(5),
attributes(7), dminfo(8), mkdevalloc(8), mkdevmaps(8)

NOTES


On systems configured with Trusted Extensions, the functionality is
enabled by default.


/etc/security/dev, mkdevalloc(8), and mkdevmaps(8) might not be supported
in a future release of the Solaris Operating Environment.


March 6, 2017 DEALLOCATE(1)