Commit 40efcb05 authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman's avatar Greg Kroah-Hartman

kobject: add sample code for how to use kobjects in a simple manner.

This is a simple kobject module, showing how to use kobj_attributes in
basic and more complex ways.

Cc: Kay Sievers <kay.sievers@vrfy.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
parent 36d78d6c
......@@ -13,4 +13,14 @@ config SAMPLE_MARKERS
help
This build markers example modules.
config SAMPLE_KOBJECT
tristate "Build kobject examples"
help
This config option will allow you to build a number of
different kobject sample modules showing how to use kobjects,
ksets, and ktypes properly.
If in doubt, say "N" here.
endif # SAMPLES
# Makefile for Linux samples code
obj-$(CONFIG_SAMPLES) += markers/
obj-$(CONFIG_SAMPLES) += markers/ kobject/
obj-$(CONFIG_SAMPLE_KOBJECT) += kobject-example.o
/*
* Sample kobject implementation
*
* Copyright (C) 2004-2007 Greg Kroah-Hartman <greg@kroah.com>
* Copyright (C) 2007 Novell Inc.
*
* Released under the GPL version 2 only.
*
*/
#include <linux/kobject.h>
#include <linux/string.h>
#include <linux/sysfs.h>
#include <linux/module.h>
#include <linux/init.h>
/*
* This module shows how to create a simple subdirectory in sysfs called
* /sys/kernel/kobject-example In that directory, 3 files are created:
* "foo", "baz", and "bar". If an integer is written to these files, it can be
* later read out of it.
*/
static int foo;
static int baz;
static int bar;
/*
* The "foo" file where a static variable is read from and written to.
*/
static ssize_t foo_show(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobj_attribute *attr,
char *buf)
{
return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", foo);
}
static ssize_t foo_store(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobj_attribute *attr,
const char *buf, size_t count)
{
sscanf(buf, "%du", &foo);
return count;
}
static struct kobj_attribute foo_attribute =
__ATTR(foo, 0666, foo_show, foo_store);
/*
* More complex function where we determine which varible is being accessed by
* looking at the attribute for the "baz" and "bar" files.
*/
static ssize_t b_show(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobj_attribute *attr,
char *buf)
{
int var;
if (strcmp(attr->attr.name, "baz") == 0)
var = baz;
else
var = bar;
return sprintf(buf, "%d\n", var);
}
static ssize_t b_store(struct kobject *kobj, struct kobj_attribute *attr,
const char *buf, size_t count)
{
int var;
sscanf(buf, "%du", &var);
if (strcmp(attr->attr.name, "baz") == 0)
baz = var;
else
bar = var;
return count;
}
static struct kobj_attribute baz_attribute =
__ATTR(baz, 0666, b_show, b_store);
static struct kobj_attribute bar_attribute =
__ATTR(bar, 0666, b_show, b_store);
/*
* Create a group of attributes so that we can create and destory them all
* at once.
*/
static struct attribute *attrs[] = {
&foo_attribute.attr,
&baz_attribute.attr,
&bar_attribute.attr,
NULL, /* need to NULL terminate the list of attributes */
};
/*
* An unnamed attribute group will put all of the attributes directly in
* the kobject directory. If we specify a name, a subdirectory will be
* created for the attributes with the directory being the name of the
* attribute group.
*/
static struct attribute_group attr_group = {
.attrs = attrs,
};
static struct kobject *example_kobj;
static int example_init(void)
{
int retval;
/*
* Create a simple kobject with the name of "kobject_example",
* located under /sys/kernel/
*
* As this is a simple directory, no uevent will be sent to
* userspace. That is why this function should not be used for
* any type of dynamic kobjects, where the name and number are
* not known ahead of time.
*/
example_kobj = kobject_create_and_add("kobject_example", kernel_kobj);
if (!example_kobj)
return -ENOMEM;
/* Create the files associated with this kobject */
retval = sysfs_create_group(example_kobj, &attr_group);
if (retval)
kobject_put(example_kobj);
return retval;
}
static void example_exit(void)
{
kobject_put(example_kobj);
}
module_init(example_init);
module_exit(example_exit);
MODULE_LICENSE("GPL");
MODULE_AUTHOR("Greg Kroah-Hartman <greg@kroah.com>");
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