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VOP_FSYNC(9FREEBSD) - man page online | system kernel interfaces

Flush file system buffers for a file.

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July 24, 1996
VOP_FSYNC(9)                      BSD Kernel Developer's Manual                      VOP_FSYNC(9)

NAME

VOP_FSYNC — flush file system buffers for a file

SYNOPSIS

#include <sys/param.h> #include <sys/vnode.h> int VOP_FSYNC(struct vnode *vp, int waitfor, struct thread *td);

DESCRIPTION

This call flushes any dirty file system buffers for the file. It is used to implement the sync(2) and fsync(2) system calls. Its arguments are: vp The vnode of the file. waitfor Whether the function should wait for I/O to complete. Possible values are: MNT_WAIT Synchronously wait for I/O to complete. MNT_NOWAIT Start all I/O, but do not wait for it. MNT_LAZY Push data not written by file system syncer. td The calling thread.

LOCKS

The file should be locked on entry.

RETURN VALUES

Zero is returned if the call is successful, otherwise an appropriate error code is returned.

ERRORS

[ENOSPC] The file system is full. [EDQUOT] Quota exceeded.

SEE ALSO

vnode(9)

AUTHORS

This manual page was written by Doug Rabson.
BSD July 24, 1996 BSD
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VOP_FSYNC(9freebsd) referred by VFS_SYNC(9freebsd) | vinvalbuf(9freebsd) | vnode(9freebsd)
refer to fsync(2) | sync(2) | vnode(9freebsd)