1. NAME

journal_init_dev - creates and initialises a journal structure

2. SYNOPSIS

journal_t * journal_init_dev(struct block_device *  bdev , struct block_device *  fs_dev , int  start , int  len , int  blocksize );

3. ARGUMENTS

bdev
    Block device on which to create the journal

fs_dev
    Device which hold journalled filesystem for this journal.

start
    Block nr Start of journal.

len
    Length of the journal in blocks.

blocksize
    blocksize of journalling device

4. RETURNS

a newly created journal_t *

journal_init_dev creates a journal which maps a fixed contiguous range of blocks on an arbitrary block device.

5. AUTHORS

Roger Gammans < >
    Author.

Stephen Tweedie < >
    Author.

6. COPYRIGHT