FIND_GET_PAGES_CONTI(9) Memory Management in Linux FIND_GET_PAGES_CONTI(9)

NAME find_get_pages_contig - gang contiguous pagecache lookup

SYNOPSIS unsigned find_get_pages_contig(struct address_space * mapping, pgoff_t index, unsigned int nr_pages, struct page ** pages);

ARGUMENTS mapping The address_space to search

index The starting page index

nr_pages The maximum number of pages

pages Where the resulting pages are placed

DESCRIPTION find_get_pages_contig works exactly like find_get_pages, except that the returned number of pages are guaranteed to be contiguous.

find_get_pages_contig returns the number of pages which were found.

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