Subject: Re: creating new ioctls
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 08/05/1997 11:33:38 (Bill Studenmund) writes:

> I've asked similar questions in the past. I think the answer is to just
> pick them. Maybe look at other ports and see if you find what you want,
> but just do it. :-)

Am I right in assuming that so long as the starting letter (in this
case "I") is unique across the system, you can create whole new groups
of ioctls?

I ask since I'm starting to hack on the random device, and would like
to have a few ioctls to get snapshots of some data while debugging and
in production.