find_get_pages_contig (9) - Linux Man Pages

find_get_pages_contig: gang contiguous pagecache lookup

NAME

find_get_pages_contig - gang contiguous pagecache lookup

SYNOPSIS

unsigned find_get_pages_contig(struct address_space mapping, pgoff_t index, unsigned int nr_pages, struct page ** pages);

ARGUMENTS

mapping

The address_space to search

index

The starting page index

nr_pages

The maximum number of pages

pages

Where the resulting pages are placed

DESCRIPTION

find_get_pages_contig works exactly like find_get_pages, except that the returned number of pages are guaranteed to be contiguous.

find_get_pages_contig returns the number of pages which were found.

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