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Part I Application Programming Interface

1.  Overview of STREAMS

2.  STREAMS Application-Level Components

3.  STREAMS Application-Level Mechanisms

4.  Application Access to the STREAMS Driver and Module Interfaces

5.  STREAMS Administration

6.  Pipes and Queues

Part II Kernel Interface

7.  STREAMS Framework - Kernel Level

8.  STREAMS Kernel-Level Mechanisms

9.  STREAMS Drivers

STREAMS Device Drivers

Basic Driver

STREAMS Driver Entry Points

STREAMS Configuration Entry Points

STREAMS Initialization Entry Points

STREAMS Table-Driven Entry Points

STREAMS Queue Processing Entry Points

STREAMS Interrupt Handlers

Driver Unloading

STREAMS Driver Code Samples

Printer Driver Example

Driver Flush Handling

Print Driver Interrupt

Driver Flow Control

Cloning STREAMS Drivers

Loop-Around Driver

Summarizing STREAMS Device Drivers

10.  STREAMS Modules

11.  Configuring STREAMS Drivers and Modules

12.  Multithreaded STREAMS

13.  STREAMS Multiplex Drivers

Part III Advanced Topics

14.  Debugging STREAMS-based Applications

Part IV Appendixes

A.  Message Types

B.  Kernel Utility Interface Summary

C.  STREAMS-Based Terminal Subsystem




Chapter 9


This chapter describes the operation of STREAMS drivers and some of the processing typically required in the drivers.