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29.Dd November 21, 2001
30.Dt GETNEWVNODE 9
31.Os
32.Sh NAME
33.Nm getnewvnode
34.Nd "get a new vnode"
35.Sh SYNOPSIS
36.In sys/param.h
37.In sys/vnode.h
38.In sys/mount.h
39.Ft int
40.Fn getnewvnode "const char *tag" "struct mount *mp" "vop_t **vops" "struct vnode **vpp"
41.Sh DESCRIPTION
42The
43.Fn getnewvnode
44function initializes a new vnode, assigning it the vnode operations passed in
45.Fa vops .
46The vnode is either freshly allocated, or taken from the head of the
47free list depending on the number of vnodes already in the system.
48.Pp
49The arguments to
50.Fn getnewvnode
51are:
52.Bl -tag -width ".Fa vops"
53.It Fa tag
54The file system type string.
55This field should only be referenced for debugging or for userland utilities.
56.It Fa mp
57The mount point to add the new vnode to.
58.It Fa vops
59The vnode operations to assign to the new vnode.
60.It Fa vpp
61Points to the new vnode upon successful completion.
62.El
63.Sh RETURN VALUES
64.Fn getnewvnode
65returns 0 on success.
66There are currently no failure conditions - that do not result in a panic.
67.Sh AUTHORS
68This manual page was written by
69.An Chad David Aq davidc@acns.ab.ca .