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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 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 〈pjd@FreeBSD.org〉.

MidnightBSD 0.3 January 16, 2004 MidnightBSD 0.3