Checks two object handles to see if they represent the same kernel object.
- macOS 10.0+
- Mac Catalyst 13.0+
If both object handles are valid, and represent the same object in the kernel true is returned, otherwise false.
If two object handles are returned by IOKitLib functions, this function will compare them to see if they represent the same kernel object.
Create a matching dictionary that specifies an IOService match based on BSD device 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.
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.