mutex_lock_interruptible (9) - Linux Man Pages

mutex_lock_interruptible: acquire the mutex, interruptible

NAME

mutex_lock_interruptible - acquire the mutex, interruptible

SYNOPSIS

int __sched mutex_lock_interruptible(struct mutex lock);

ARGUMENTS

lock

the mutex to be acquired

DESCRIPTION

Lock the mutex like mutex_lock, and return 0 if the mutex has been acquired or sleep until the mutex becomes available. If a signal arrives while waiting for the lock then this function returns -EINTR.

This function is similar to (but not equivalent to) down_interruptible.

AUTHOR

Rusty Russell <rusty [at] rustcorp.com.au>

Author.

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