Name

blk_alloc_devt — allocate a dev_t for a partition

Synopsis

int blk_alloc_devt (struct hd_struct * part,
 dev_t * devt);
 

Arguments

part

partition to allocate dev_t for

devt

out parameter for resulting dev_t

Description

Allocate a dev_t for block device.

Return

0 on success, allocated dev_t is returned in *devt. -errno on failure.

Context

Might sleep.