Mohammad Hedayati wrote:
> I'm writing a simple char device. So far everything went so good
> (read/write), but here I'm going to add support for ioctl.
> ioctl(struct cdev *dev, u_long cmd, caddr_t data, int flags, struct thread *td)
> int error = 0;
> and I'm calling it here:
> len = ioctl(cd, 0);
> but when runnig it says:
> ioctl: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> where's the problem?
0 is not a valid ioctl code. A valid ioctl code has to have at least
one of IOC_VOID, IOC_IN, or IOC_OUT set. Also, if it has either IOC_IN
or IOC_OUT set, it must have a non-zero size field. You should use one
of the _IO* macros from <sys/iocomm.h> to define a valid ioctl code and
pass that to your driver.