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Manual Pages  — G_PROVIDER_BY_NAME

NAME

g_provider_by_name – find GEOM provider with given name

CONTENTS

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 structure 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 <Mt pjd@FreeBSD.org>.

G_PROVIDER_BY_NAME (9) January 16, 2004

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