SERIAL_LINE_CONTROL structure

The SERIAL_LINE_CONTROL structure describes the control settings for the serial line.

Syntax

typedef struct _SERIAL_LINE_CONTROL {
  UCHAR StopBits;
  UCHAR Parity;
  UCHAR WordLength;
} SERIAL_LINE_CONTROL, *PSERIAL_LINE_CONTROL;

Members

StopBits

The number of stop bits used at the end of each character that is transmitted or received. This member is set to one of the following values.

Value Description
STOP_BIT_1 One stop bit.
STOP_BITS_1_5 One and a half stop bits.
STOP_BITS_2 Two stop bits. Not valid if WordLength = 5.

Parity

The type of parity checking used for each character that is transmitted or received. This member is set to one of the following values.

Value Description
NO_PARITY No parity bit is used.
ODD_PARITY Odd parity is used. The parity bit is 0 if the number of 1s in the character value is odd. Otherwise, the parity bit is 1.
EVEN_PARITY Even parity is used. The parity bit is 0 if the number of 1s in the character value is even. Otherwise, the parity bit is 1.
MARK_PARITY The parity bit is always set to 1.
SPACE_PARITY The parity bit is always set to 0.

WordLength

Data bits per character. This member indicates the number of data bits in each character value that is transmitted or received, and does not include parity bits or stop bits. WordLength values in the range 5 to 8 are typically supported.

Remarks

This structure is used by the IOCTL_SERIAL_GET_LINE_CONTROL and IOCTL_SERIAL_SET_LINE_CONTROL requests.

Requirements

   
Header ntddser.h

See Also

IOCTL_SERIAL_GET_LINE_CONTROL

IOCTL_SERIAL_SET_LINE_CONTROL