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       comedi_get_hardware_buffer_size - get size of subdevice's hardware buffer


       #include <comedilib.h>

       int comedi_get_hardware_buffer_size(comedi_t *device, unsigned int subdevice,
                                           enum comedi_io_direction direction);


       This function returns the number of bytes the subdevice can hold in it's hardware buffer.
       The term “hardware buffer” refers to any FIFOs, etc. on the acquisition board itself which
       are used during streaming commands. This does not include the buffer maintained by the
       comedi kernel module in host memory, whose size may be queried by comedi_get_buffer_size.
       The direction parameter of type enum comedi_io_direction should be set to COMEDI_INPUT to
       query the input buffer size (e.g., the buffer of an analog input subdevice), or
       COMEDI_OUTPUT to query the output buffer size (e.g., the buffer of an analog output).


       Hardware buffer size in bytes, or -1 on error.


       David Schleef <>

       Frank Mori Hess <>

       Herman Bruyninckx <>

       Bernd Porr <>

       Ian Abbott <>

       Éric Piel <>


       Copyright © 1998-2003 David Schleef
       Copyright © 2001-2003, 2005, 2008 Frank Mori Hess
       Copyright © 2002-2003 Herman Bruyninckx
       Copyright © 2012 Bernd Porr
       Copyright © 2012 Ian Abbott
       Copyright © 2012 Éric Piel

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