PARPORT_CLAIM_OR_BLOCK

Section: (9)
Updated: 17 July 2003
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NAME

parport_claim_or_block - claim access to a parallel port device  

SYNOPSIS

int parport_claim_or_block (struct pardevice * dev);  

ARGUMENTS

dev
pointer to structure representing a device on the port
 

DESCRIPTION

This behaves like parport_claim, but will block if necessary to wait for the port to be free. A return value of 1 indicates that it slept; 0 means that it succeeded without needing to sleep. A negative error code indicates failure.  

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