Subject: Re: Vnode access from devices
To: Robert Black <>
From: Jeremy Cooper <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/23/1998 15:14:59
On Fri, 23 Jan 1998, Robert Black wrote:

> I have a device which needs access to a vnode pointer pointing to itself
> within an ioctl(). As far as I can tell the best way to get this is by
> searching the [ ... ]

It sounds awfully fishy that a driver should need to know its
encapsulating V-node.  Are you sure that you really need to know it?  Try
explaining why you do.  There might be an easier way to get what you need.