man pages section 9: DDI and DKI Kernel Functions

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repinsw(9F)

Name

inb, inw, inl, repinsb, repinsw, repinsd - read from an I/O port

Synopsis

#include <sys/ddi.h>
#include <sys/sunddi.h>

unsigned char inb(int port);
unsigned short inw(int
port);
unsigned long inl(int port);

void repinsb(int port, unsigned char *addr, int
count);
void repinsw(int port, unsigned short *addr, int
count);
void repinsd(int port, unsigned long *addr, int
count);

Interface Level

The functions described here are obsolete. For the inb(), inw(), and inl() functions, use, respectively, ddi_get8(9F), ddi_get8(9F), and ddi_get8(9F) instead. For repinsb(), repinsw(), andrepinsl(), use, respectively, ddi_rep_get8(9F), ddi_rep_get8(9F), and ddi_rep_get8(9F) instead.

Parameters

port

A valid I/O port address.

addr

The address of a buffer where the values will be stored.

count

The number of values to be read from the I/O port.

Description

These routines read data of various sizes from the I/O port with the address specified by port.

The inb(), inw(), and inl() functions read 8 bits, 16 bits, and 32 bits of data respectively, returning the resulting values.

The repinsb(), repinsw(), and repinsd() functions read multiple 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit values, respectively. count specifies the number of values to be read. A pointer to a buffer will receive the input data; the buffer must be long enough to hold count values of the requested size.

Return Values

The inb(), inw(), and inl() functions return the value that was read from the I/O port.

Context

These functions may be called from user, interrupt, or kernel context.

Attributes

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE
ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Architecture
x86
Stability Level
Obsolete

See Also

isa(4), attributes(5), ddi_get8(9F), ddi_get8(9F), ddi_get8(9F), ddi_rep_get8(9F), ddi_rep_get8(9F), ddi_rep_get8(9F), outb(9F)

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