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Subject[PATCH 07/11] KBUS add ability to add devices at runtime
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Users do not always know how many KBUS devices will be needed when
the system starts. This allows a normal user to request an extra
device.

Signed-off-by: Tony Ibbs <tibs@tonyibbs.co.uk>
---
include/linux/kbus_defns.h | 12 +++++++++++-
ipc/kbus_main.c | 17 +++++++++++++++++
2 files changed, 28 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/kbus_defns.h b/include/linux/kbus_defns.h
index 9da72e4..4d3fcd5 100644
--- a/include/linux/kbus_defns.h
+++ b/include/linux/kbus_defns.h
@@ -611,8 +611,18 @@ struct kbus_replier_bind_event_data {
*/
#define KBUS_IOC_VERBOSE _IOWR(KBUS_IOC_MAGIC, 15, char *)

+/*
+ * NEWDEVICE - request another KBUS device (/dev/kbus<n>).
+ *
+ * The next device number (up to a maximum of 255) will be allocated.
+ *
+ * arg(out): __u32, the new device number (<n>)
+ * retval: 0 for success, negative for failure
+ */
+#define KBUS_IOC_NEWDEVICE _IOR(KBUS_IOC_MAGIC, 16, char *)
+
/* If adding another IOCTL, remember to increment the next number! */
-#define KBUS_IOC_MAXNR 15
+#define KBUS_IOC_MAXNR 16

#if !__KERNEL__ && defined(__cplusplus)
}
diff --git a/ipc/kbus_main.c b/ipc/kbus_main.c
index a75d2e1..48ba4b2 100644
--- a/ipc/kbus_main.c
+++ b/ipc/kbus_main.c
@@ -3532,6 +3532,23 @@ static long kbus_ioctl(struct file *filp, unsigned int cmd, unsigned long arg)
retval = kbus_set_verbosity(priv, arg);
break;

+ case KBUS_IOC_NEWDEVICE:
+ /*
+ * Request a new device
+ *
+ * arg out: the new device number
+ * return: 0 means OK, otherwise not OK.
+ */
+ kbus_maybe_dbg(priv->dev, "%u NEWDEVICE %d\n",
+ id, kbus_num_devices);
+ retval = kbus_setup_new_device(kbus_num_devices);
+ if (retval > 0) {
+ kbus_num_devices++;
+ retval = __put_user(kbus_num_devices - 1,
+ (u32 __user *) arg);
+ }
+ break;
+
default:
/* *Should* be redundant, if we got our range checks right */
retval = -ENOTTY;
--
1.7.4.1


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