read_cache_page (9) - Linux Man Pages

read_cache_page: read into page cache, fill it if needed

NAME

read_cache_page - read into page cache, fill it if needed

SYNOPSIS

struct page * read_cache_page(struct address_space mapping, pgoff_t index, int (*filler(void *, struct page *), void data);

ARGUMENTS

mapping

the page's address_space

index

the page index

filler

function to perform the read

data

first arg to filler(data, page) function, often left as NULL

DESCRIPTION

Read into the page cache. If a page already exists, and PageUptodate is not set, try to fill the page and wait for it to become unlocked.

If the page does not get brought uptodate, return -EIO.

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