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vhold, vdrop - acquire/release a hold on a vnode
vhold(struct vnode *vp);
vdrop(struct vnode *vp);
The vhold() function increments the v_holdcnt of the given vnode. If the
vnode has already been added to the free list and is still referenced, it
will be removed.
The vdrop() function decrements the v_holdcnt of the vnode. If the
holdcount is less than or equal to zero prior to calling vdrop(), the
system will panic. If the vnode is no longer referenced, it will be
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