ATA_ID_STRING(9) libata Library ATA_ID_STRING(9)
NAME ata_id_string - Convert IDENTIFY DEVICE page into string
SYNOPSIS void ata_id_string(const u16 * id, unsigned char * s, unsigned int ofs, unsigned int len);
ARGUMENTS id IDENTIFY DEVICE results we will examine
s string into which data is output
ofs offset into identify device page
len length of string to return. must be an even number.
DESCRIPTION The strings in the IDENTIFY DEVICE page are broken up into 16-bit chunks. Run through the string, and output each 8-bit chunk linearly, regardless of platform.
AUTHOR Jeff Garzik Author.
COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. November 2011 ATA_ID_STRING(9)