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NAME

resource_int_value, resource_long_value, resource_string_value - get a value from the hints mechanism

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Values
Errors
See Also
Authors

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/param.h
.In sys/bus.h int resource_int_value "const char *name" "int unit" "const char *resname" "int *result" int resource_long_value "const char *name" "int unit" "const char *resname" "long *result" int resource_string_value "const char *name" "int unit" "const char *resname" "const char **result"

DESCRIPTION

These functions fetch a value from the "hints" mechanism.

The functions take the following arguments:

name The name of the device to get the resource value from.
unit The unit number of the device. -1 is special and is used for wildcard entries.
resname The resource name.
result A pointer to memory in which to store the resource value.

RETURN VALUES

If successful, the functions return 0. Otherwise, a non-zero error code is returned.

ERRORS

The functions will fail if:
[ENOENT]
The resource could not be found.
[EFTYPE]
Inappropriate resource type.

SEE ALSO

device(9), driver(9)

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