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|VOP_FSYNC(9)||Kernel Developer's Manual||VOP_FSYNC(9)|
NAME¶VOP_FSYNC — flush file system buffers for a file
#include <sys/vnode.h> int
VOP_FSYNC(struct vnode *vp, int waitfor, struct thread *td);
DESCRIPTION¶This call flushes any dirty file system buffers for the file. It is used to implement the sync(2) and fsync(2) system calls. Its arguments are:
- The vnode of the file.
- Whether the function should wait for I/O to complete.
Possible values are:
- Synchronously wait for I/O to complete.
- Start all I/O, but do not wait for it.
- Push data not written by file system syncer.
- The calling thread.
MNT_NOWAITand specifies whether or not the function should wait for the writes to finish before returning.
LOCKS¶The file should be locked on entry.
RETURN VALUES¶Zero is returned if the call is successful, otherwise an appropriate error code is returned.
- The file system is full.
- Quota exceeded.
AUTHORS¶This manual page was written by Doug Rabson.
|July 24, 1996||Debian|