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DEV_MODULE(9)		 BSD Kernel Developer's Manual		 DEV_MODULE(9)

NAME
     DEV_MODULE — device driver module declaration macro

SYNOPSIS
     #include <sys/param.h>
     #include <sys/kernel.h>
     #include <sys/module.h>
     #include <sys/conf.h>

     DEV_MODULE(name, modeventhand_t evh, void *arg);

DESCRIPTION
     The DEV_MODULE() macro declares a device driver kernel module.  It fills
     in a moduledata_t structure and then calls DECLARE_MODULE() with the cor‐
     rect args, where name is the name of the module and evh (with its argu‐
     ment arg) is the event handler for the module (refer to DECLARE_MODULE(9)
     for more information).  The event handler is supposed to create the
     device with make_dev() on load and to destroy it when it is unloaded
     using destroy_dev().

EXAMPLES
     #include <sys/module.h>
     #include <sys/conf.h>

     static struct cdevsw foo_devsw = { ... };

     static dev_t sdev;

     static int
     foo_load(module_t mod, int cmd, void *arg)
     {
	 int err = 0;

	 switch (cmd) {
	 case MOD_LOAD:
	     sdev = make_dev(&foo_devsw, 0, UID_ROOT, GID_WHEEL, 0600, "foo");
	     break;	     /* Success*/

	 case MOD_UNLOAD:
	 case MOD_SHUTDOWN:
	     destroy_dev(sdev);
	     break;	     /* Success*/

	 default:
	     err = EINVAL;
	     break;
	 }

	 return(err);
     }

     DEV_MODULE(foo, foo_load, NULL);

SEE ALSO
     DECLARE_MODULE(9), destroy_dev(9), make_dev(9), module(9)

AUTHORS
     This manual page was written by Alexander Langer ⟨alex@FreeBSD.org⟩.

BSD				March 11, 2001				   BSD
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