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  1. .TH "FW\-DETECT" "1" "2009-10-23" "Linux"
  2. .SH "NAME"
  3. fw\-detect \- Check system firmware status
  5. .BR fw\-detect
  7. .LP
  8. .BR fw\-detect
  9. fw\-detect scans the loaded modules on your system, checks if they require
  10. firmware and checks if the firmware is present in the correct location.
  11. By default it will only output information about any modules which appear to
  12. require firmware. With the \-a option you can see the information for all
  13. modules fw-detect knows about. With the \-y option it will attempt to install
  14. any missing firmwares where possible. With the \-i option it will only attempt
  15. to install missing firmware for the given module, though it will still provide
  16. the information about other modules which it believes require firmware.
  18. .TP
  19. .IP \-a
  20. Display information on all known modules.
  21. .TP
  22. \fB\-h\fR
  23. Display help message.
  24. .TP
  25. \fB\-i \fI<module>\fR
  26. Install firmware for given module.
  27. .TP
  28. \fB\-s\fR
  29. Short output mode.
  30. .TP
  31. \fB\-v\fR
  32. Increase verbosity (repeat for more).
  33. .TP
  34. \fB\-x\fR
  35. Print commands and their arguments for debugging.
  36. .TP
  37. \fB\-y\fR
  38. Try to install firmwares believed to be required.