Other Functions

mpage_readpages — populate an address space with some pages & start reads against them
mpage_writepages — walk the list of dirty pages of the given address space & writepage all of them
generic_permission — check for access rights on a Posix-like filesystem
__inode_permission — Check for access rights to a given inode
inode_permission — Check for access rights to a given inode
path_get — get a reference to a path
path_put — put a reference to a path
vfs_path_lookup — lookup a file path relative to a dentry-vfsmount pair
lookup_one_len — filesystem helper to lookup single pathname component
lookup_one_len_unlocked — filesystem helper to lookup single pathname component
vfs_unlink — unlink a filesystem object
vfs_link — create a new link
vfs_rename — rename a filesystem object
sync_mapping_buffers — write out & wait upon a mapping's associated buffers
mark_buffer_dirty — mark a buffer_head as needing writeout
__bread_gfp — reads a specified block and returns the bh
block_invalidatepage — invalidate part or all of a buffer-backed page
ll_rw_block — level access to block devices (DEPRECATED)
bh_uptodate_or_lock — Test whether the buffer is uptodate
bh_submit_read — Submit a locked buffer for reading
bio_reset — reinitialize a bio
bio_chain — chain bio completions
bio_alloc_bioset — allocate a bio for I/O
bio_put — release a reference to a bio
__bio_clone_fast — clone a bio that shares the original bio's biovec
bio_clone_fast — clone a bio that shares the original bio's biovec
bio_clone_bioset — clone a bio
bio_add_pc_page — attempt to add page to bio
bio_add_page — attempt to add page to bio
submit_bio_wait — submit a bio, and wait until it completes
bio_advance — increment/complete a bio by some number of bytes
bio_alloc_pages — allocates a single page for each bvec in a bio
bio_copy_data — copy contents of data buffers from one chain of bios to another
bio_map_kern — map kernel address into bio
bio_endio — end I/O on a bio
bio_split — split a bio
bio_trim — trim a bio
bioset_create — Create a bio_set
bioset_create_nobvec — Create a bio_set without bio_vec mempool
bio_associate_blkcg — associate a bio with the specified blkcg
bio_associate_current — associate a bio with current
seq_open — initialize sequential file
seq_read — ->read method for sequential files.
seq_lseek — ->llseek method for sequential files.
seq_release — free the structures associated with sequential file.
seq_escape — print string into buffer, escaping some characters
mangle_path — mangle and copy path to buffer beginning
seq_path — seq_file interface to print a pathname
seq_file_path — seq_file interface to print a pathname of a file
seq_write — write arbitrary data to buffer
seq_pad — write padding spaces to buffer
seq_hlist_start — start an iteration of a hlist
seq_hlist_start_head — start an iteration of a hlist
seq_hlist_next — move to the next position of the hlist
seq_hlist_start_rcu — start an iteration of a hlist protected by RCU
seq_hlist_start_head_rcu — start an iteration of a hlist protected by RCU
seq_hlist_next_rcu — move to the next position of the hlist protected by RCU
seq_hlist_start_percpu — start an iteration of a percpu hlist array
seq_hlist_next_percpu — move to the next position of the percpu hlist array
register_filesystem — register a new filesystem
unregister_filesystem — unregister a file system
wbc_account_io — account IO issued during writeback
inode_congested — test whether an inode is congested
__mark_inode_dirty — internal function
writeback_inodes_sb_nr — writeback dirty inodes from given super_block
writeback_inodes_sb — writeback dirty inodes from given super_block
try_to_writeback_inodes_sb_nr — try to start writeback if none underway
try_to_writeback_inodes_sb — try to start writeback if none underway
sync_inodes_sb — sync sb inode pages
write_inode_now — write an inode to disk
sync_inode — write an inode and its pages to disk.
sync_inode_metadata — write an inode to disk
freeze_bdev — - lock a filesystem and force it into a consistent state
thaw_bdev — - unlock filesystem
bdev_read_page — Start reading a page from a block device
bdev_write_page — Start writing a page to a block device
bdev_direct_access — Get the address for directly-accessibly memory
bdev_dax_supported — Check if the device supports dax for filesystem
bdgrab — - Grab a reference to an already referenced block device
bd_link_disk_holder — create symlinks between holding disk and slave bdev
bd_unlink_disk_holder — destroy symlinks created by bd_link_disk_holder
check_disk_size_change — checks for disk size change and adjusts bdev size.
revalidate_disk — wrapper for lower-level driver's revalidate_disk call-back
blkdev_get — open a block device
blkdev_get_by_path — open a block device by name
blkdev_get_by_dev — open a block device by device number
lookup_bdev — lookup a struct block_device by name