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Find GEOM provider with given name.

January 16, 2004
G_PROVIDER_BY_NAME(9)             BSD Kernel Developer's Manual             G_PROVIDER_BY_NAME(9)

NAME g_provider_by_name — find GEOM provider with given name
SYNOPSIS #include <geom/geom.h> struct g_provider * g_provider_by_name(const char *name);
DESCRIPTION The g_provider_by_name() function searches for a provider called name and returns the struc‐ ture g_provider bound to it. Argument name should be a name, not a full path (i.e., “da0”, instead of “/dev/da0”). RESTRICTIONS/CONDITIONS The topology lock has to be held.
RETURN VALUES The g_provider_by_name() function returns a pointer to the provider called name or NULL if there is no such provider.
SEE ALSO geom(4), DECLARE_GEOM_CLASS(9), g_access(9), g_attach(9), g_bio(9), g_consumer(9), g_data(9), g_event(9), g_geom(9), g_provider(9), g_wither_geom(9)
AUTHORS This manual page was written by Pawel Jakub Dawidek <>.
BSD January 16, 2004 BSD
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