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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

hardware — A physical part of a computer system

Synopsis

hardware ::= (text | phrase db._phrase | replaceable | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Description

A hardware element identifies some physical component of a computer system. Even though DocBook provides a broad range of inlines for describing the various software components of a system, it provides relatively few for describing hardware.

If you need to identify a number of different hardware components, you may wish to consider extending DocBook, or at least using the role attribute to further classify hardware.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

See Also

application, database, filename, productname

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example hardware</title>

<para>The <acronym>IRQ</acronym> of the <hardware>SCSI Controller</hardware>
can be set to 7, 11, or 15.  The factory default setting is 7.
</para>

</article>

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