Hardware Developers Kit (HDK) Documentation
The hdkdoc package contains the guides, topics, and
manual pages that discuss how to develop device drivers for
the OpenServer and UnixWare platforms.
To view the HDK documentation, install the package on an OpenServer
or UnixWare system running DocView (see below) and then point any
browser at http://hostname:8457 (where hostname
is the network name of the system, or localhost if you are
using a local browser.
The hdkdoc package is designed to be used with the DocView
documentation server, which is installed by default on all platforms.
It is recommended you also install the operating system documentation
delivered with the base system, as described in the appropriate
Getting Started Guide.
The Getting Started Guide is available in the
online documentation under ``Installation and Licensing'' on all
platforms (and on the web in the documentation sets served from the
Documentation Web Page.
To download and install the hdkdoc package:
- Log in as root.
- Download the package to an installation directory; for example,
- Use the pkgadd command to install it by entering:
pkgadd -qd /tmp/hdkdoc
After installing the hdkdoc package, run the following command
to index the documentation so it can be searched using DocView:
Note that during the hdkdoc package installation, the manual pages are automatically configured with the makewhatis
command, so that the man command searches the HDK manual pages.
HDK Documentation on the Web
The full HDK documentation set may be viewed at