Sample Hotplug Controller Driver for UnixWare 7 and OpenServer 6

The hpcdsamp package includes hpcdsamp, the sample Hotplug controller driver.

For current information about the entire UnixWare/OpenServer Hardware Developers Kit (HDK) release, see the HDK Release Notes.

Note: Documentation references on this page link to the Product Documentation. They are also available on your local system when the baseMAN, HDKdoc, and HDKman packages are installed.

System requirements

This package has no installation dependencies. The samples can be installed on UnixWare 7, OpenServer 6 or OpenServer 5, although they can only be built and installed on UnixWare 7 and OpenServer 6 systems.

The following packages are required to build and install the sample drivers in this package:

Base System

Advanced Commands

UDK Optimizing C Compilation System (included with the UDK)

Software Packaging Tools (included with the UDK)

The UnixWare/OpenServer Development Kit (UDK), with the uccs and usoftint packages selected, must be installed on your system before installing the hpcdsamp package. See the UDK documentation for more information.


To install the package from:

downloaded files

  1. Log in as root.
  2. Download the package to an installation directory; for example, /tmp.
  3. Use the pkgadd(1M) command to install it by entering:
    pkgadd  -d  /tmp/hpcdsamp

media distribution

  1. Log in as root.
  2. Insert the CD-ROM in the drive
  3. Use the pkgadd(1M) command to install it by entering:
    pkgadd  -d  cdrom1  hpcdsamp

This will place the Hotplug controller sample driver files in the /usr/src/hdk/hpcd_sample directory.

For more information

More information concerning Hotplug controller drivers may be found at HPCI (Hot Plug Controller Interface).