fsdaemon(1M)fsdaemon(1M)NAMEfsdaemon - pass-through daemon for processing system commands
The is a user level daemon that provides a mechanism to pass informa‐
tion between applications and common commands and library functional‐
ity, allowing certain applications to dynamically add functionality to
a system. This is currently only supported for the class of APIs, such
The API are not yet publicly available, but the commands that use the
mentioned APIs depend on this daemon to always be running in the HP-UX
When is started, indicates whether it should fork a child process
and exit the parent process or run just as the parent process
and not return. A value of 1 for fork will make fork and
exec a child process and then cause the parent process to
Kills the current running instance of
Tests and waits until
is ready to process commands. There is a window where could
be started and not yet setup to process commands. The caller
should invoke separately with the option to block until is
ready to process commands.
The entries to start are in the file. These entries be present to
ensure correct functionality of the system. They should appear as one
of the first entries in placing entries before entries in is dangerous
The following are some of the HP-UX commands that use via the above
0 Successful start of If invoked with the option, 0 is always
>0 Errno of failure that caused to fail to start. This applies only
if was started with the option.
If is not running, the errno will be returned by an application that
invokes these APIs. If this happens, please see your system adminis‐
trator to make sure is properly running.
To start such that it can be invoked without permanently blocking the
To kill the currently running instance of
To check to see if the currently running instance of is ready and able
to process requests sent to it:
The following entries for starting should appear in the file:
The APIs are not yet publicly available, but the commands that use the
mentioned family of APIs depend on this daemon to always be running on
HP-UX environments. The administrator is not expected to invoke the
command from the shell prompt; it should always be started via an entry
This manpage is provided for administrator's trouble shooting purposes,
and to allow the system administrator to repair the entries for this
daemon in case of corruption.
The interface/options provided in this manpage are HP-UX release spe‐
cific, and may be different in future releases.
was developed by HP.
SEE ALSOfstyp(1M), mkboot(1M), mount(1M), fstatfsdev(3C), fstatvfsdev(3C),
statvfsdev(3C), statfsdev(3C), inittab(4).