submit_bio (9) - Linux Man Pages

submit_bio: submit a bio to the block device layer for I/O

NAME

submit_bio - submit a bio to the block device layer for I/O

SYNOPSIS

blk_qc_t submit_bio(struct bio bio);

ARGUMENTS

bio

The struct bio which describes the I/O

DESCRIPTION

submit_bio is very similar in purpose to generic_make_request, and uses that function to do most of the work. Both are fairly rough interfaces; bio must be presetup and ready for I/O.

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