Create a matching dictionary that specifies an IOService match based on BSD device name.
- macOS 10.0+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
The master port obtained from IOMasterPort(). Pass kIOMasterPortDefault to look up the default master port.
No options are currently defined.
The BSD name, as a const char *.
The matching dictionary created, is returned on success, or zero on failure. The dictionary is commonly passed to IOServiceGetMatchingServices or IOServiceAddNotification which will consume a reference, otherwise it should be released with CFRelease by the caller.
IOServices that represent BSD devices have an associated BSD name. This function creates a matching dictionary that will match IOService's with a given BSD name.
Creates and returns a mach port suitable for receiving IOKit messages of the specified type.
Returns the mach port used to initiate communication with IOKit.
Creates and returns a notification object for receiving IOKit notifications of new devices or state changes.
Returns kernel retain count of an IOKit object. Identical to IOObjectGetKernelRetainCount() but available prior to Mac OS 10.6.
Checks two object handles to see if they represent the same kernel object.
Retains an object handle previously returned by IOKitLib.
Look up registered IOService objects that match a matching dictionary, and install a notification request of new IOServices that match.
Close a connection to an IOService and destroy the connect handle.
Create a matching dictionary that specifies an IOService class match.