HAL-FIND(1M) Maintenance Commands HAL-FIND(1M)

hal-find, hal-find-by-capability, hal-find-by-property - search HAL global device list

hal-find-by-capability --capability capability [--help]
 [--verbose] [--version]

hal-find-by-property  --key key --string value [--help]
 [--verbose] [--version]

The hal-find commands, hal-find-by-capability and hal-find-by-property, search the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) device list by specified criteria and displays results on the standard output. hal-find-by-capability searches by capability, such as volume or block. hal-find-by-property searches by property, such as block.is_volume or volume.disc.has_audio.

The following options are supported:

--capability capability

HAL device capability to search for.


Display list of options.

--key key

The key to the property that is the basis of the search.

--string value

The string value associated with the property that is the basis of the search.


Verbose mode.


Display version and exit.

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

Interface Stability Volatile

hald(1M), attributes(5), hal(5)

August 22, 2006 OmniOS