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NAME

       __bread - reads a specified block and returns the bh

SYNOPSIS

       struct buffer_head * __bread  (struct block_device * bdev,
                                         sector_t block, int size);

ARGUMENTS

       bdev   the block_device to read from

       block  number of block

       size   size (in bytes) to read

DESCRIPTION

       Reads a specified block, and returns buffer head that contains  it.  It
       returns NULL if the block was unreadable.