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29.\" $FreeBSD$
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31.Dd July 24, 1996
32.Dt VOP_FSYNC 9
33.Os
34.Sh NAME
35.Nm VOP_FSYNC
36.Nd flush file system buffers for a file
37.Sh SYNOPSIS
38.In sys/param.h
39.In sys/vnode.h
40.Ft int
41.Fn VOP_FSYNC "struct vnode *vp" "int waitfor" "struct thread *td"
42.Sh DESCRIPTION
43This call flushes any dirty file system buffers for the file.
44It is used to implement the
45.Xr sync 2
46and
47.Xr fsync 2
48system calls.
49.Pp
50Its arguments are:
51.Bl -tag -width waitfor
52.It Fa vp
53The vnode of the file.
54.It Fa waitfor
55Whether the function should wait for I/O to complete.
56Possible values are:
57.Bl -tag -width MNT_NOWAIT
58.It Dv MNT_WAIT
59Synchronously wait for I/O to complete.
60.It Dv MNT_NOWAIT
61Start all I/O, but do not wait for it.
62.It Dv MNT_LAZY
63Push data not written by file system syncer.
64.El
65.It Fa td
66The calling thread.
67.El
68.Pp
69The argument
70.Fa waitfor
71is either
72.Dv MNT_WAIT
73or
74.Dv MNT_NOWAIT
75and specifies whether or not the function should wait for the writes
76to finish before returning.
77.Sh LOCKS
78The file should be locked on entry.
79.Sh RETURN VALUES
80Zero is returned if the call is successful, otherwise an appropriate
81error code is returned.
82.Sh ERRORS
83.Bl -tag -width Er
84.It Bq Er ENOSPC
85The file system is full.
86.It Bq Er EDQUOT
87Quota exceeded.
88.El
89.Sh SEE ALSO
90.Xr vnode 9
91.Sh AUTHORS
92This manual page was written by
93.An Doug Rabson .