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

getminor - get minor device number

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/mkdev.h>
#include <sys/ddi.h>
minor_t getminor(dev_t dev);

Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI).

Device number.

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

The minor number.

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

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

getmajor(9F), makedevice(9F)

Writing Device Drivers

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

January 16, 2006 OmniOS