Name

probe::ioblock_trace.request — Fires just as a generic block I/O request is created for a bio.

Synopsis

ioblock_trace.request 

Values

opf

operations and flags

name

name of the probe point

q

request queue on which this bio was queued.

bytes_done

number of bytes transferred

p_start_sect

points to the start sector of the partition structure of the device

bdev

target block device

vcnt

bio vector count which represents number of array element (page, offset, length) which make up this I/O request

flags

see below BIO_UPTODATE 0 ok after I/O completion BIO_RW_BLOCK 1 RW_AHEAD set, and read/write would block BIO_EOF 2 out-out-bounds error BIO_SEG_VALID 3 nr_hw_seg valid BIO_CLONED 4 doesn't own data BIO_BOUNCED 5 bio is a bounce bio BIO_USER_MAPPED 6 contains user pages BIO_EOPNOTSUPP 7 not supported

ino

i-node number of the mapped file

rw

binary trace for read/write request

bdev_contains

points to the device object which contains the partition (when bio structure represents a partition)

sector

beginning sector for the entire bio

devname

block device name

size

total size in bytes

idx

offset into the bio vector array phys_segments - number of segments in this bio after physical address coalescing is performed.

Context

The process makes block I/O request