date: 2007-02-18 16:33:33+00:00

Reading documentation under RHEL

categories: - RHCE

Several ways to get help quickly. Need to get used to finding the missing info as fast as possible (I'm already pretty fast usually, but need to improve if possible)..

# whatis named named (8) - Internet domain name server named-checkconf (8) - named configuration file syntax checking tool named-checkzone (8) - zone file validity checking tool named.conf [named] (5) - configuration file for named

# apropos named Opcode (3pm) - Disable named opcodes when compiling perl code XML::DOM::NamedNodeMap (3pm) - A hash table interface for XML::DOM charnames (3pm) - define character names for eN{named} string literal escapes fifo (4) - first-in first-out special file, named pipe mkfifo (1) - make FIFOs (named pipes) mkfifo (3) - make a FIFO special file (a named pipe) named (8) - Internet domain name server named-checkconf (8) - named configuration file syntax checking tool named-checkzone (8) - zone file validity checking tool named.conf [named] (5) - configuration file for named named_selinux (8) - Security Enhanced Linux Policy for the Internet Name server (named) daemon sched_rr_get_interval (2) - get the SCHED_RR interval for the named process

man -k named returns more results than the previous command, search for the string in every man pages available

# man 8 named

# info named

Go under /usr/share/doc/package_name

command --help or command -h

Man pages sections : man 1 user applications man 2 system calls man 3 library calls man 4 special files man 5 file format man 6 games man 7 misc man 8 system administration