POLLWAKEUP(9F)POLLWAKEUP(9F)NAMEpollwakeup - inform a process that an event has occurred
void pollwakeup(struct pollhead *php, short event);
Architecture independent level 1 (DDI/DKI).
Pointer to a pollhead structure.
Event to notify the process about.
The pollwakeup() function wakes a process waiting on the occurrence of
an event. It should be called from a driver for each occurrence of an
event. The pollhead structure will usually be associated with the
driver's private data structure associated with the particular minor
device where the event has occurred. See chpoll(9E) and poll(2) for
The pollwakeup() function can be called from user, interrupt, or kernel
SEE ALSOpoll(2), chpoll(9E)
Writing Device Drivers
Driver defined locks should not be held across calls to this function.
Jan 16, 2006 POLLWAKEUP(9F)