bio_chain (9) - Linux Man Pages

bio_chain: chain bio completions

NAME

bio_chain - chain bio completions

SYNOPSIS

void bio_chain(struct bio bio, struct bio parent);

ARGUMENTS

bio

the target bio

parent

the bio's parent bio

DESCRIPTION

The caller won't have a bi_end_io called when bio completes - instead, parent's bi_end_io won't be called until both parent and bio have completed; the chained bio will also be freed when it completes.

The caller must not set bi_private or bi_end_io in bio.

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