scsi_device_get (9) - Linux Man Pages

scsi_device_get: get an additional reference to a scsi_device

NAME

scsi_device_get - get an additional reference to a scsi_device

SYNOPSIS

int scsi_device_get(struct scsi_device sdev);

ARGUMENTS

sdev

device to get a reference to

DESCRIPTION

Gets a reference to the scsi_device and increments the use count of the underlying LLDD module. You must hold host_lock of the parent Scsi_Host or already have a reference when calling this.

This will fail if a device is deleted or cancelled, or when the LLD module is in the process of being unloaded.

AUTHORS

James Bottomley <James.Bottomley [at] hansenpartnership.com>

Author.

Rob Landley <rob [at] landley.net>

Author.

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