BLK_START_REQUEST(9) Block Devices BLK_START_REQUEST(9)
NAME blk_start_request - start request processing on the driver
SYNOPSIS void blk_start_request(struct request * req);
ARGUMENTS req request to dequeue
DESCRIPTION Dequeue req and start timeout timer on it. This hands off the request to the driver.
Block internal functions which don´t want to start timer should call blk_dequeue_request.
CONTEXT queue_lock must be held.
COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. May 2011 BLK_START_REQUEST(9)