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makedevice(9F)						   Kernel Functions for Drivers 					    makedevice(9F)

NAME
makedevice - make device number from major and minor numbers SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/mkdev.h> #include <sys/ddi.h> dev_t makedevice(major_t majnum, minor_t minnum); INTERFACE LEVEL
Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI). PARAMETERS
majnum Major device number. minnum Minor device number. DESCRIPTION
makedevice() creates a device number from a major and minor device number. makedevice() should be used to create device numbers so the driver will port easily to releases that treat device numbers differently. RETURN VALUES
The device number, containing both the major number and the minor number, is returned. No validation of the major or minor numbers is per- formed. CONTEXT
makedevice() can be called from user or interrupt context. SEE ALSO
getmajor(9F), getminor(9F) SunOS 5.10 11 Apr 1991 makedevice(9F)

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makedevice(9F)                                             Kernel Functions for Drivers                                             makedevice(9F)

NAME
makedevice - make device number from major and minor numbers SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <sys/mkdev.h> #include <sys/ddi.h> dev_t makedevice(major_t majnum, minor_t minnum); INTERFACE LEVEL
Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI). PARAMETERS
majnum Major device number. minnum Minor device number. DESCRIPTION
makedevice() creates a device number from a major and minor device number. makedevice() should be used to create device numbers so the driver will port easily to releases that treat device numbers differently. RETURN VALUES
The device number, containing both the major number and the minor number, is returned. No validation of the major or minor numbers is per- formed. CONTEXT
makedevice() can be called from user or interrupt context. SEE ALSO
getmajor(9F), getminor(9F) SunOS 5.10 11 Apr 1991 makedevice(9F)
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