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

NAME
ldi_prop_exists - Check for the existence of a property SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/sunldi.h> int ldi_prop_exists(ldi_handle_t lh, uint_t flags, char *name); INTERFACE LEVEL
Solaris DDI specific (Solaris DDI) PARAMETERS
lh Layered handle. flags Possible flag values are some combination of: LDI_DEV_T_ANY Match the lookup request independent of the actual dev_t value that was used when the property was created. The flag indicates any dev_t value (including DDI_DEV_T_NONE) associated with a possible property match satisfies the matching criteria. DDI_PROP_DONTPASS Do not pass request to parent device information node if the property is not found. DDI_PROP_NOTPROM Do not look at PROM properties (ignored on platforms that do not support PROM properties). name String containing the name of the property. DESCRIPTION
ldi_prop_exists() checks for the existence of a property associated with a device represented by the layered driver handle, regardless of the property value data type. Properties are searched for based on the dip and dev_t values associated with the layered handle, and the property name. This association is handled by the layered driver infrastructure on behalf of the consumers of ldi_prop_exists(). The property search order is as follows: 1. Search software-properties created by the driver. 2. Search the software properties created by the system (or nexus nodes in the device info tree). 3. Search the driver global properties list. 4. If DDI_PROP_NOTPROM is not set, search the PROM properties (if they exist). 5. If DDI_PROP_DONTPASS is not set, pass this request to the parent device information node of the device represented by the layered han- dle. 6. Return 0 if not found and 1 if found. Typically, the specific dev_t value associated with the device represented by the layered handle (ldi_handle_t) is used as a part of the property match criteria. This association is handled by the layered driver infrastructure on behalf of the consumers of the ldi property look up functions. However, if the LDI_DEV_T_ANY flag is used, the ldi property lookup functions will match the request regardless of the dev_t value associ- ated with the property at the time of its creation. If a property was created with a dev_t set to DDI_DEV_T_NONE, the only way to look up this property is with the LDI_DEV_T_ANY flag. PROM properties are always created with a dev_t set to DDI_DEV_T_NONE. name must always be set to the name of the property being looked up. RETURN VALUES
ldi_prop_exists() returns 1 if the property exists and 0 otherwise. CONTEXT
This function may be called from user or kernel context. EXAMPLE
The following example demonstrates the use of ldi_prop_exists(). /* Determine the existence of the "interrupts" property */ ldi_prop_exists(lh, LDI_DEV_T_ANY|DDI_PROP_NOTPROM, "interrupts"); SEE ALSO
ddi_prop_exists(9F) Writing Device Drivers SunOS 5.10 3 June 2003 ldi_prop_exists(9F)

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

NAME
ldi_prop_get_int, ldi_prop_get_int64 - Lookup integer property SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/sunldi.h> int ldi_prop_get_int(ldi_handle_t lh, uint_t flags, char *name, int defvalue); int64_t ldi_prop_get_int64(ldi_handle_t lh, uint_t flags, char *name, int64_t defvalue); PARAMETERS
lh Layered handle. flags Possible flag values are some combination of: LDI_DEV_T_ANY Match the lookup request independent of the actual dev_t value that was used when the property was created. Indicates any dev_t value (including DDI_DEV_T_NONE) associated with a possible property match satisfies the matching criteria. DDI_PROP_DONTPASS Do not pass request to parent device information node if property not found. DDI_PROP_NOTPROM Do not look at PROM properties (ignored on platforms that do not support PROM properties). name String containing the property name. defvalue Integer value that is returned if the property is not found. INTERFACE LEVEL
Solaris DDI specific (Solaris DDI) DESCRIPTION
The ldi_prop_get_int() and ldi_prop_get_int64() functions search for an integer property associated with a device represented by the lay- ered driver handle. If the integer property is found, the functions return the property value. Properties are searched for based on the dip and dev_t values associated with the layered handle, the property name, and type of the data (integer). The property search order is as follows: 1. Search software properties created by the driver. 2. Search the software properties created by the system (or nexus nodes in the device info tree). 3. Search the driver global properties list. 4. If DDI_PROP_NOTPROM is not set, search the PROM properties (if they exist). 5. If DDI_PROP_DONTPASS is not set, pass this request to the parent device information node of the device represented by the layered han- dle. 6. Return defvalue. Typically, the specific dev_t value associated with the device represented by the layered handle (ldi_handle_t) is used as a part of the property match criteria. This association is handled by the layered driver infrastructure on behalf of the consumers of the ldi property look up functions. However, if the LDI_DEV_T_ANY flag is used, the ldi property lookup functions match the request regardless of the dev_t value associated with the property at the time of its creation. If a property was created with a dev_t set to DDI_DEV_T_NONE, the only way to look up this property is with the LDI_DEV_T_ANY flag. PROM properties are always created with a dev_t set to DDI_DEV_T_NONE. name must always be set to the name of the property being looked up. The return value of the routine is the value of property. If the property is not found, the argument defvalue is returned as the property value. ldi_prop_get_int64() does not search the PROM for 64-bit property values. RETURN VALUES
ldi_prop_get_int() and ldi_prop_get_int64() return the property value. If the property is not found, the argument defvalue is returned. If the property is found, but cannot be decoded into an int or an int64_t, DDI_PROP_NOT_FOUND is returned. CONTEXT
ldi_prop_get_int() and ldi_prop_get_int64() can be called from user or kernel context. EXAMPLES
Using ldi_prop_get_int64(). The following example demonstrates the use of ldi_prop_get_int64(). /* * Get the value of the integer "timeout" property, using * our own default if no such property exists */ int64_t timeout, defval; timeout = ldi_prop_get_int64(lh, LDI_DEV_T_ANY|DDI_PROP_DONTPASS, propname, defval); SEE ALSO
ddi_prop_get_int(9F), ddi_prop_get_int64(9F), ldi_prop_exists(9F). Writing Device Drivers SunOS 5.10 3 June 2003 ldi_prop_get_int(9F)
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