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DMCTL(8)                    System Manager's Manual                   DMCTL(8)

NAME
     dmctl -- manipulate device-mapper driver command

SYNOPSIS
     dmctl

DESCRIPTION
     dmctl works with the device-mapper kernel driver.  It can send and
     receive information and commands from the dm driver.

           version    Print driver and lib version.
           targets    List available kernel targets.
           create     Create device with [dm device name].
           ls         List existing dm devices.
           info       Get info about device with [dm device name].
           rename     Rename device with [dm device name] to [dm device new
                      name].
           remove     Remove device with [dm device name].
           resume     Resume IO on dm device [dm device name].
           suspend    Suspend IO on dm device [dm device name].
           deps       Print physical dependiences for dm device [dm device
                      name].
           reload     Switch active and passive tables for [dm device name].
           status     Print status for device with [dm device name].
           table      Print active table for device with [dm device name].

SEE ALSO
     dm(3), dm(4)

HISTORY
     The dmctl was written and contributed to NetBSD by Adam Hamsik and first
     appeared in NetBSD 6.0.

NetBSD 6.1.5                   January 23, 2011                   NetBSD 6.1.5