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SuSE 11.3 - man page for generic_file_aio_write (suse section 9)

GENERIC_FILE_AIO_WRI(9) 	    Memory Management in Linux		  GENERIC_FILE_AIO_WRI(9)

NAME
       generic_file_aio_write - write data to a file

SYNOPSIS
       ssize_t generic_file_aio_write(struct kiocb * iocb, const struct iovec * iov,
				      unsigned long nr_segs, loff_t pos);

ARGUMENTS
       iocb
	   IO state structure

       iov
	   vector with data to write

       nr_segs
	   number of segments in the vector

       pos
	   position in file where to write

DESCRIPTION
       This is a wrapper around __generic_file_aio_write to be used by most filesystems. It takes
       care of syncing the file in case of O_SYNC file and acquires i_mutex as needed.

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Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6.		    July 2010			  GENERIC_FILE_AIO_WRI(9)


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