The h4 node type is both a persistent Netgraph node type and a H4 line discipline. It implements a Bluetooth HCI UART transport layer as per chapter H4 of the Bluetooth Specification Book v1.1. A new node is created when the corresponding line discipline, H4DISC, is registered on a tty device (see tty(4)).
The node has a single hook called hook. Incoming bytes received on the tty device are re-assembled into HCI frames (according to the length). Full HCI frames are sent out on the hook. HCI frames received on hook are transmitted out on the tty device. No modification to the data is performed in either direction. While the line discipline is installed on a tty, the normal read and write operations are unavailable, returning EIO.
Information about the node is available via the netgraph ioctl(2) command NGIOCGINFO. This command returns a
.Vt "struct nodeinfo" similar to the NGM_NODEINFO netgraph(4) control message.
This node type supports the following hooks: