read_cache_pages (9) - Linux Man Pages

read_cache_pages: populate an address space with some pages & start reads against them

NAME

read_cache_pages - populate an address space with some pages & start reads against them

SYNOPSIS

int read_cache_pages(struct address_space mapping, struct list_head pages, int (*filler(void *, struct page *), void data);

ARGUMENTS

mapping

the address_space

pages

The address of a list_head which contains the target pages. These pages have their ->index populated and are otherwise uninitialised.

filler

callback routine for filling a single page.

data

private data for the callback routine.

DESCRIPTION

Hides the details of the LRU cache etc from the filesystems.

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