BLK_QUEUE_PREP_RQ(9) Block Devices BLK_QUEUE_PREP_RQ(9)

NAME blk_queue_prep_rq - set a prepare_request function for queue

SYNOPSIS void blk_queue_prep_rq(struct request_queue * q, prep_rq_fn * pfn);

ARGUMENTS q queue

pfn prepare_request function

DESCRIPTION It´s possible for a queue to register a prepare_request callback which is invoked before the request is handed to the request_fn. The goal of the function is to prepare a request for I/O, it can be used to build a cdb from the request data for instance.

COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. May 2011 BLK_QUEUE_PREP_RQ(9)