REMOVE_ALLOCATABLE(1M) Maintenance Commands REMOVE_ALLOCATABLE(1M)


NAME


remove_allocatable - remove entries from allocation databases

SYNOPSIS


/usr/sbin/remove_allocatable [-f] -n name


/usr/sbin/remove_allocatable [-f] [-d] -t dev-type


DESCRIPTION


remove_allocatable removes entries of user allocatable devices from the
device allocation mechanism. remove_allocatable also removes entries of
some non-allocatable devices, such as printers, whose label range is
managed by the mechanism.

OPTIONS


The following options are supported:

-d
Removes system-supplied default attributes of the device
type that is specified with -t.


-f
Force the removal of an entry. remove_allocatable exits
with an error if this option is not specified when an
entry with the specified device name no longer exists.


-n name
Removes the entry for the device name.


-t dev-type
Removes devices of type dev-type.


EXIT STATUS


When successful, remove_allocatable returns an exit status of 0 (true).
remove_allocatable returns a nonzero exit status in the event of an
error. The exit codes are as follows:

1
Invocation syntax error


2
Unknown system error


3
Device name or dev-type not found. This error occurs only when the
-f option is not specified.


4
Permission denied. User does not have DAC or MAC access to database.


ATTRIBUTES


See attributes(5) 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), deallocate(1), add_allocatable(1M), attributes(5),
device_clean(5)

NOTES


The functionality described on this manual page is available only if the
system is configured with Trusted Extensions.


July 20, 2007 REMOVE_ALLOCATABLE(1M)