systemd-hwdb - Man Page

hardware database management tool

Examples (TL;DR)


systemd-hwdb [options] update

systemd-hwdb [options] query modalias


systemd-hwdb expects a command and command specific arguments. It manages the binary hardware database.



Generate in /usr/lib/udev instead of /etc/udev.

Added in version 219.

-r,  --root=PATH

Alternate root path in the filesystem.

Added in version 219.

-s,  --strict

When updating, return non-zero exit value on any parsing error.

Added in version 239.

-h,  --help

Print a short help text and exit.

systemd-hwdb [options] update

Update the binary database.

systemd-hwdb [options] query [MODALIAS]

Query database and print result.

See Also


Referenced By

hwdb(7), sd-hwdb(3), sd_hwdb_get(3), sd_hwdb_new(3), systemd.directives(7), systemd.index(7).

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