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man pages section 9: DDI and DKI Kernel Functions

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Updated: July 2017



nodev - error return function


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

int nodev( );

Interface Level

Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI).


nodev() returns ENXIO. It is intended to be used in the cb_ops(9S) data structure of a device driver for device entry points which are not supported by the driver. That is, it is an error to attempt to call such an entry point.

Return Values

nodev() returns ENXIO.


nodev() can be only called from user context.

See Also

nulldev(9F), cb_ops(9S)

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