blkdev_issue_flush (9) - Linux Man Pages

blkdev_issue_flush: queue a flush

NAME

blkdev_issue_flush - queue a flush

SYNOPSIS

int blkdev_issue_flush(struct block_device bdev, gfp_t gfp_mask, sector_t error_sector);

ARGUMENTS

bdev

blockdev to issue flush for

gfp_mask

memory allocation flags (for bio_alloc)

error_sector

error sector

DESCRIPTION

Issue a flush for the block device in question. Caller can supply room for storing the error offset in case of a flush error, if they wish to. If WAIT flag is not passed then caller may check only what request was pushed in some internal queue for later handling.

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