sync_inode (9) - Linux Man Pages

sync_inode: write an inode and its pages to disk.

NAME

sync_inode - write an inode and its pages to disk.

SYNOPSIS

int sync_inode(struct inode inode, struct writeback_control wbc);

ARGUMENTS

inode

the inode to sync

wbc

controls the writeback mode

DESCRIPTION

sync_inode will write an inode and its pages to disk. It will also correctly update the inode on its superblock's dirty inode lists and will update inode->i_state.

The caller must have a ref on the inode.

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