ilookup (9) - Linux Man Pages
ilookup: search for an inode in the inode cache
ilookup - search for an inode in the inode cache
struct inode * ilookup(struct super_block
* sb, unsigned long ino);
- super block of file system to search
- inode number to search for
Search for the inode ino in the inode cache, and if the inode is in the cache, the inode is returned with an incremented reference count.