blk_alloc_devt (9) - Linux Man Pages

blk_alloc_devt: allocate a dev_t for a partition

NAME

blk_alloc_devt - allocate a dev_t for a partition

SYNOPSIS

int blk_alloc_devt(struct hd_struct part, dev_t devt);

ARGUMENTS

part

partition to allocate dev_t for

devt

out parameter for resulting dev_t

DESCRIPTION

Allocate a dev_t for block device.

RETURN

0 on success, allocated dev_t is returned in *devt. -errno on failure.

CONTEXT

Might sleep.

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