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Manual Reference Pages  -  CONFIG_INTRHOOK (9)

NAME

config_intrhook - schedule a function to be run after interrupts have been enabled, but before root is mounted

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Values
See Also
History
Authors

SYNOPSIS


.In sys/kernel.h int config_intrhook_establish struct intr_config_hook *hook void config_intrhook_disestablish struct intr_config_hook *hook

DESCRIPTION

The config_intrhook_establish function schedules a function to be run after interrupts have been enabled, but before root is mounted. If the system has already passed this point in its initialization, the function is called immediately.

The config_intrhook_disestablish function removes the entry from the hook queue.

Before root is mounted, all the previously established hooks are run. The boot process is then stalled until all handlers remove their hook from the hook queue with config_intrhook_disestablish. The boot process then proceeds to attempt to mount the root file system. Any driver that can potentially provide devices they wish to be mounted as root must use either this hook, or probe all these devices in the initial probe. Since interrupts are disabled during the probe process, many drivers need a method to probe for devices with interrupts enabled.

The requests are made with the
.Vt intr_config_hook structure. This structure is defined as follows:

struct intr_config_hook {
        TAILQ_ENTRY(intr_config_hook) ich_links;/* Private */
        void    (*ich_func)(void *arg);         /* function to call */
        void    *ich_arg;                       /* Argument to call */
};

Storage for the
.Vt intr_config_hook structure must be provided by the driver. It must be stable from just before the hook is established until after the hook is disestablished.

Specifically, hooks are run at SI_SUB_INT_CONFIG_HOOKS, which is immediately after the scheduler is started, and just before the root file system device is discovered.

RETURN VALUES

A zero return value means the hook was successfully added to the queue (with either deferred or immediate execution). A non-zero return value means the hook could not be added to the queue because it was already on the queue.

SEE ALSO

DEVICE_ATTACH(9)

HISTORY

These functions were introduced in
.Fx 3.0 with the CAM subsystem, but are available for any driver to use.

AUTHORS


.An -nosplit The functions were written by
.An Justin Gibbs Aq gibbs@FreeBSD.org . This manual page was written by
.An M. Warner Losh Aq imp@FreeBSD.org .
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