FILEMAP_WRITE_AND_WA(9) Memory Management in Linux FILEMAP_WRITE_AND_WA(9)

NAME filemap_write_and_wait_range - write out & wait on a file range

SYNOPSIS int filemap_write_and_wait_range(struct address_space * mapping, loff_t lstart, loff_t lend);

ARGUMENTS mapping the address_space for the pages

lstart offset in bytes where the range starts

lend offset in bytes where the range ends (inclusive)

DESCRIPTION Write out and wait upon file offsets lstart->lend, inclusive.

Note that lend´ is inclusive (describes the last byte to be written) so that this function can be used to write to the very end-of-file (end = -1).

COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. June 2012 FILEMAP_WRITE_AND_WA(9)