dect
/
libnl
Archived
1
0
Fork 0

genl: Update genl-ctrl-list(8)

master
Thomas Graf 11 years ago
parent 8fad2e3194
commit 43eab4696d
  1. 61
      man/genl-ctrl-list.8

@ -1,13 +1,13 @@
.TH genl\-ctrl-list 8 "20 April 2012" "libnl"
.SH NAME
genl\-ctrl\-list \- List available kernel-side generic netlink families
genl\-ctrl\-list \- List available kernel-side Generic Netlink families
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B genl\-ctrl\-list [-d]
.SH DESCRIPTION
.PP
Queries the generic netlink controller in kernel and prints a list of all
registered generic netlink families including the version of the interface
Queries the Generic Netlink controller in kernel and prints a list of all
registered Generic Netlink families including the version of the interface
that has been registered.
.SH OPTIONS
@ -19,28 +19,53 @@ Print help text to console and exit.
Print versioning information to console and exit.
.TP
.BR \-\^d " or " \-\-details
Include additional detailed information for each generic netlink
Include additional detailed information for each Generic Netlink
family that is printed.
The information includes:
.RS
.IP \(bu
The size of the family specific netlink message header (hdrsize).
.IP \(bu
The maximum netlink attribute identifier allowed by the interface
(maxattr).
.IP \(bu
A list of registered generic netlink operations prefixed with op
including their name (if available), identifier and the flags
indicating the availability of a doit or dump function.
.IP \(bu
A list of registered multicast groups prefixed with grp including
their name (if available) and identifier.
.RE
.TP
.B hdrsize N
The size of the user specific header.
.TP
.B maxattr N
The maximum Netlink attribute identifier expected by the interface.
.TP
.B op NAME (ID) <FLAGS>
A list of available operations including their name, numeric identifier
and the flags indicating the capabilities of the opertion.
Available flags:
.RS
Example:
.TP
.I admin-perm
Requires administrative privileges
.TP
.I has-doit
Command can handle request
.TP
.I has-dump
Command can handle a dump request
.TP
.I has-policy
Command enforces attribute validation policy
.RE
.TP
.B grp NAME (ID)
A list of registered multicast groups including name (if available)
and identifier.
.RE
.RS
.B Example:
.RS
0x0010 nlctrl version 2
.RS 0
hdrsize 0 maxattr 7