IOCTL_SERIAL_IMMEDIATE_CHAR IOCTL

The IOCTL_SERIAL_IMMEDIATE_CHAR request causes a specified character to be transmitted as soon as possible. The immediate character request completes immediately after any other write that might be in progress. Only one immediate character request can be pending at a time.

Major Code

IRP_MJ_DEVICE_CONTROL

Input Buffer

The AssociatedIrp.SystemBuffer member points to the UCHAR value to transmit immediately.

Input Buffer Length

The Parameters.DeviceIoControl.InputBufferLength member is set to the size, in bytes, of a UCHAR.

Output Buffer

None.

Output Buffer Length

None.

Status Block

If the request is successful, the Information member is set to the size, in bytes, of a UCHAR. Otherwise, Information is set to zero.

The Status member is set to one of the Generic Status Values for Serial Device Control Requests. A status of STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER indicates that a previous immediate character request is pending.

Requirements

   
Header ntddser.h (include Ntddser.h)