UnixWare/OpenServer Hardware Developers Kit
This is Release 7.1 of the UnixWare/OpenServer Hardware
Developers Kit (HDK).
It includes documentation, code samples, and test suites
for developing drivers for UnixWare 7 and OpenServer.
Note that the actual driver interfaces
and standard utilities and files used for driver development
are included in the standard operating system platforms.
This file contains:
What's on this CD-ROM
The HDK is a set of packages.
Select the packages you want installed from the main menu
that is displayed when you issue the pkgadd command
or specify the names of the packages you want to install
on the pkgadd command line.
Before installing any HDK packages, read the appropriate
informational files for special information about
the packages being selected.
The following table lists all the packages that are provided
on this Hardware Developers Kit 7 (HDK 7) CD-ROM. Click on
the package name in this table to view the detailed information
about that package. ASCII versions of these files are also
available in the /info tree on the mounted CD-ROM
in the readme.txt file in each subdirectory.
Earlier versions of the HDK packages should be removed
from your system with the pkgrm command before
installing the new version.
Installation instructions for the entire HDK product on the
UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.0 platform are given in the
HDK Release Notes.
These notes also include important
information regarding the HDK.
On OpenServer systems, you must run custom
to install the O5patch package before running
pkgadd to install the HDK packages.
Installation instructions for individual packages are included
in the descriptions listed in the
See also the Late News topic at the
Product Documentation site,
which contains the latest information about known limitations
on the UnixWare 7 platform, including the HDK.
Licensing your system
Before installing sample drivers and development kits from this
Web site, you must read and agree to the
Source Code License Agreement.
Other important information on this CD-ROM
In addition to the technology-specific readme files in the
package hierarchy, this info directory contains the following
The uw710doc package
This package contains the entire
UnixWare 7 documentation set
in static file: format.
It is provided to enable OpenServer developers
to read the documentation locally
with a Netscape® browser (Navigator® 3.0 or higher),
because the non-manual page documentation
built with the UnixWare 7 tools cannot be installed
and read on an OpenServer system.
The latest online documentation is available at the
Product Documentation site.
for more information.