wait_event_interruptible - sleep until a condition gets true
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
wait_event_interruptible( wq , condition );
3. ARGUMENTS ▲
the waitqueue to wait on
a C expression for the event to wait for
4. DESCRIPTION ▲
The process is put to sleep (TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE) until the condition evaluates to true or a signal is received. The condition is checked each time the waitqueue wq is woken up.
wake_up has to be called after changing any variable that could change the result of the wait condition.
The function will return -ERESTARTSYS if it was interrupted by a signal and 0 if condition evaluated to true.
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