GETMINOR(9F) Kernel Functions for Drivers GETMINOR(9F)

NAME


getminor - get minor device number

SYNOPSIS


#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/mkdev.h>
#include <sys/ddi.h>


minor_t getminor(dev_t dev);


INTERFACE LEVEL


Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI).

PARAMETERS


dev
Device number.


DESCRIPTION


The getminor() function extracts the minor number from a device number.

RETURN VALUES


The minor number.

CONTEXT


The getminor() function can be called from user, interrupt, or kernel
context.

EXAMPLES


See the getmajor(9F) manual page for an example of how to use getminor().

SEE ALSO


getmajor(9F), makedevice(9F)


Writing Device Drivers

WARNINGS


No validity checking is performed. If dev is invalid, an invalid number
is returned.

illumos January 16, 2006 GETMINOR(9F)