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ddi_get_lbolt

Section: Kernel Functions for Drivers (9F)
Updated: 18 Feb 1998
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NAME

ddi_get_lbolt - returns the value of lbolt  

SYNOPSIS

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

clock_t ddi_get_lbolt(void);  

INTERFACE LEVEL

Solaris DDI specific (Solaris DDI).  

DESCRIPTION

ddi_get_lbolt() returns the value of lbolt where lbolt is an integer that represents the number of clock ticks since the last system reboot. This value is used as a counter or timer inside the system kernel. The tick frequency can be determined by using drv_usectohz(9F) which converts microseconds into clock ticks.  

RETURN VALUES

ddi_get_lbolt() returns the value of lbolt.  

CONTEXT


 This routine can be called from any context.  

SEE ALSO

ddi_get_time(9F), drv_getparm(9F), drv_usectohz(9F)

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
INTERFACE LEVEL
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUES
CONTEXT
SEE ALSO

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