deallocate - device deallocation
deallocate [-s] [-w] [-F] [-z zonename]
[-c dev-class | -g dev-type | device]
deallocate [-s] [-w] [-F] [-z zonename] -I
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.
The following options are supported:
Deallocates all devices of the specified 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
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.
Silent. Suppresses any diagnostic output.
The following options are supported when the system is configured
with Trusted Extensions:
Deallocates a device of device type matching
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.
Deallocates device from the zone specified by
The following operands are supported:
Deallocates the specified device.
The following exit values are returned:
No entry for the specified device.
An error occurred.
See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:
The invocation is Uncommitted. The options are Uncommitted. The
output is Not-an-Interface.
On systems configured with Trusted Extensions, the functionality is enabled by
/etc/security/dev, mkdevalloc(8), and
mkdevmaps(8) might not be supported in a future release of the
Solaris Operating Environment.