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NAME

       open_bdev_excl - open a block device by name and set it up for use

SYNOPSIS

       struct block_device * open_bdev_excl  (const char * path, int flags,
                                                 void * holder);

ARGUMENTS

       path   special file representing the block device

       flags  MS_RDONLY for opening read-only

       holder owner for exclusion

DESCRIPTION

       Open the blockdevice described by the special file at  path,  claim  it
       for the holder.

DESCRIPTION

       Open  the  blockdevice  described by the special file at path, claim it
       for the holder.