SYSFS: need a noncaching read
hs at denx.de
Wed Sep 12 21:59:40 EST 2007
Am Mittwoch, den 12.09.2007, 04:39 -0700 schrieb Greg KH:
> > > Do an lseek back to 0 and then re-read, you will get called in your
> > > driver again.
> > No thats not true. I thought this too, but if I make a:
> > seek (fd, 0L, SEEK_SET);
> > in Userspace, there is no retrigger in the sysFS, my driver is *not*
> > called again. So I made a own sysfs_seek function, which does retrigger
> > the driver ...
> Hm, are you sure? Otherwise the poll() stuff would not work at all.
Sysfs uses generic_file_llseek (). And in sysfs_read_file ()
buffer->needs_read_fill must be 1, to reread from the driver.
generic_file_llseek () doesnt change this variable.
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