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NAME

       sync_inode - write an inode and its pages to disk.

SYNOPSIS

       int sync_inode  (struct inode * inode, struct writeback_control * wbc);

ARGUMENTS

       inode  the inode to sync

       wbc    controls the writeback mode

DESCRIPTION

        sync_inode will write an inode and its pages to  disk.  It  will  also
       correctly  update  the  inode on its superblock’s dirty inode lists and
       will update inode->i_state.

       The caller must have a ref on the inode.