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NAME

       iput - put an inode

SYNOPSIS

       void iput  (struct inode * inode);

ARGUMENTS

       inode  inode to put

DESCRIPTION

       Puts  an  inode,  dropping its usage count. If the inode use count hits
       zero, the inode is then freed and may also be destroyed.

       Consequently, iput can sleep.