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Access the description of a device.

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June 16, 1998
DEVICE_SET_DESC(9)                BSD Kernel Developer's Manual                DEVICE_SET_DESC(9)

NAME device_set_desc, device_set_desc_copy, device_get_desc — access the description of a device
SYNOPSIS #include <sys/param.h> #include <sys/bus.h> void device_set_desc(device_t dev, const char *desc); void device_set_desc_copy(device_t dev, const char *desc); const char * device_get_desc(device_t dev);
DESCRIPTION Manipulate the verbose description of a device. This description (if present) is printed as part of the message when it is attached during autoconfiguration. The variation device_set_desc_copy() is used to set the description if the string passed is a temporary buffer which will be overwritten. In this case, the system will copy the string, otherwise the pointer passed will be used directly.
SEE ALSO device(9)
AUTHORS This manual page was written by Doug Rabson.
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