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iovec

Section: Data Structures for Drivers (9S)
Updated: 11 Apr 1991
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NAME

iovec - data storage structure for I/O using uio  

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/uio.h> 
 

INTERFACE LEVEL

Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI).  

DESCRIPTION

An iovec structure describes a data storage area for transfer in a uio(9S) structure. Conceptually, it can be thought of as a base address and length specification.  

STRUCTURE MEMBERS


caddr_t    iov_base;  /* base address of the data storage area */
                      /* represented by the iovec structure */ 
int        iov_len;   /* size of the data storage area in bytes */

 

SEE ALSO

uio(9S)

Writing Device Drivers


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
INTERFACE LEVEL
DESCRIPTION
STRUCTURE MEMBERS
SEE ALSO

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