create_sysfile(1M)create_sysfile(1M)NAMEcreate_sysfile - create a kernel system file
The command creates a kernel configuration description file (system
file) which can be used as input to the commands kconfig(1M) or mk_ker‐
nel(1M). The system file that is generated is of type version 1 (see
system(4)) and is built according to the drivers required by the cur‐
rent system hardware. This command is intended for use during the
install process when the system does not have a system file.
The command uses the ioscan(1M) command to scan the system hardware and
adds all drivers it can identify to run the existing hardware. If out‐
file is specified, the resulting system file is sent to outfile. If
outfile is not specified, the output is placed in the file
Upon completion, returns with one of the following exit values:
1 One or more errors were reported.
Errors are sent to stderr. Most of the diagnostic messages from are
self-explanatory. Errors cause to halt immediately.
is obsolete and will be removed in a future version of HP-UX.
was developed by HP.
SEE ALSOioscan(1M), kconfig(1M), mk_kernel(1M), system(4), kconfig(5).