Manual Pages — DEVICE_ENABLE
– manipulate device enabled flag
Each device has an enabled flag associated with it.
A device is
enabled by default when it is created but may be disabled (for
instance to prevent a destructive or time consuming probe attempt).
To disable a device, call
to re-enable it, call
and to test to see if a device is enabled, call
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