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.\" neard.conf(5) manual page
.\" Copyright (C) 2013 Intel Corporation
.TH "neard.conf" "5" "7 March 2013" ""
main.conf \- neard configuration file
where <SYSCONFDIR> depends on your distribution or build.
.I main.conf
is a configuration file for \fBneard\fP (8). The configuration file is
optional but it can be used to set up various aspects of neard's
The configuration file format is key file format.
It consists of sections (groups) of key-value pairs.
Lines beginning with a '#' and blank lines are considered comments.
Sections are started by a header line containing the section enclosed
in '[' and ']', and ended implicitly by the start of the next section
or the end of the file. Each key-value pair must be contained in a section.
Description of sections and available keys follows:
.SS [General]
This section is the only mandatory section of the configuration file.
.B ConstantPoll=\fPtrue|false\fP
Enable constant polling. Default is false. Constant polling will force neard
into starting a new polling cycle whenever a target or a device are lost.
.B DefaultPowered=\fPtrue|false\fP
Automatically turn an adapter on when being discovered.
Default value is false.
.B ResetOnError=\fPtrue|false\fP
Power cycle the adapter when getting a driver error from the kernel.
Default value is true.
.BR neard (8)