kfifo_init (9) - Linux Man Pages

kfifo_init: initialize a fifo using a preallocated buffer

NAME

kfifo_init - initialize a fifo using a preallocated buffer

SYNOPSIS

kfifo_init(fifo, buffer, size);

ARGUMENTS

fifo

the fifo to assign the buffer

buffer

the preallocated buffer to be used

size

the size of the internal buffer, this have to be a power of 2

DESCRIPTION

This macro initialize a fifo using a preallocated buffer.

The numer of elements will be rounded-up to a power of 2. Return 0 if no error, otherwise an error code.

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