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G_PROVIDER_BY_NAME(9)  FreeBSD Kernel Developer's Manual G_PROVIDER_BY_NAME(9)

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 <[email protected]>.

FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4        January 16, 2004        FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4
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