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Date:      Fri, 13 Sep 1996 18:15:12 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Mikael Johansson <cesil@pluggnet.se>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: about search
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.960913181345.224E-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <32379639.534E@pluggnet.se>

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On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, Mikael Johansson wrote:

> I am at the moment having a problem finding information how to 
> configure some thing called "ioctl" file in my system.
> 
> ioctl = is this the i/o device control file ?

No; it's a function for I/O device control.

> is there some information en documentation ? not on the web ?
> 
> why is it not possible to search in manual pages on the web ?
> like "man -k ioctl" ?

The man pages are on the web.  The link is on http://www.freebsd.org under
Documentation, then Man Pages.  I'm looking at the ioctl(2) man page righ
now.

> I didn4t install manual pages on my system ! 

I'd install them.  

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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