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1.\" 2.\" Copyright (c) 2003 Bruce M Simpson <email@example.com> 3.\" All rights reserved. 4.\" 5.\" Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without 6.\" modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions 7.\" are met: 8.\" 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright 9.\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. 10.\" 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright 11.\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the 12.\" documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. 13.\" 14.\" THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS'' AND 15.\" ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE 16.\" IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE 17.\" ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE 18.\" FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL 19.\" DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS 20.\" OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) 21.\" HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT 22.\" LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY 23.\" OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF 24.\" SUCH DAMAGE. 25.\" 26.\" $FreeBSD$ 27.\" 28.Dd July 19, 2003 29.Dt VM_MAP_SUBMAP 9 30.Os 31.Sh NAME 32.Nm vm_map_submap 33.Nd create a subordinate map 34.Sh SYNOPSIS 35.In sys/param.h 36.In vm/vm.h 37.In vm/vm_map.h 38.Ft int 39.Fo vm_map_submap 40.Fa "vm_map_t map" "vm_offset_t start" "vm_offset_t end" "vm_map_t submap" 41.Fc 42.Sh DESCRIPTION 43The 44.Fn vm_map_submap 45function marks the range bounded by 46.Fa start 47and 48.Fa end 49within the map 50.Fa map 51as being handled by a subordinate map 52.Fa sub_map . 53.Pp 54It is generally called by the kernel memory allocator. 55.Sh IMPLEMENTATION NOTES 56This function is for internal use only. 57.Pp 58Both maps must exist. 59The range must have been created with 60.Xr vm_map_find 9 61previously. 62.Pp 63No other operations may have been performed on this range 64before calling this function. 65Only the 66.Fn vm_fault 67operation may be performed within this range after calling 68this function. 69.Pp 70To remove a submapping, one must first remove the range from 71the parent 72.Fa map , 73and then destroy the 74.Fa sub_map . 75This procedure is not recommended. 76.Sh RETURN VALUES 77The 78.Fn vm_map_submap 79function returns 80.Dv KERN_SUCCESS 81if successful. 82.Pp 83Otherwise, it returns 84.Dv KERN_INVALID_ARGUMENT 85if the caller requested copy-on-write flags, 86or if the range specified for the sub-map was out of range for the parent map, 87or if a 88.Dv NULL 89backing object was specified. 90.Sh SEE ALSO 91.Xr vm_map 9 , 92.Xr vm_map_find 9 93.Sh AUTHORS 94This manual page was written by 95.An Bruce M Simpson Aq firstname.lastname@example.org .