BLKDEV_ISSUE_ZEROOUT(9) Block Devices BLKDEV_ISSUE_ZEROOUT(9)

NAME blkdev_issue_zeroout - generate number of zero filed write bios

SYNOPSIS int blkdev_issue_zeroout(struct block_device * bdev, sector_t sector, sector_t nr_sects, gfp_t gfp_mask);

ARGUMENTS bdev blockdev to issue

sector start sector

nr_sects number of sectors to write

gfp_mask memory allocation flags (for bio_alloc)

DESCRIPTION Generate and issue number of bios with zerofiled pages.

COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. September 2014 BLKDEV_ISSUE_ZEROOUT(9)