tar-mirage

Read and write tar format files via MirageOS interfaces
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Parameter #1 Tar_mirage . Make_KV_RO . BLOCK
type nonrec error#row

The type for block errors.

and error = private [>
| Mirage_block.error
]

The type for block errors.

val pp_error : error Fmt.t

pp_error is the pretty-printer for errors.

type nonrec write_error#row

The type for write errors.

and write_error = private [>
| Mirage_block.write_error
]

The type for write errors.

val pp_write_error : write_error Fmt.t

pp_write_error is the pretty-printer for write errors.

type t

The type representing the internal state of the block device

val disconnect : t -> unit Lwt.t

Disconnect from the device. While this might take some time to complete, it can never result in an error.

val get_info : t -> Mirage_block.info Lwt.t

Query the characteristics of a specific block device

val read : t -> int64 -> Cstruct.t list -> ( unit, error ) result Lwt.t

read device sector_start buffers reads data starting at sector_start from the block device into buffers. Ok () means the buffers have been filled. Error _ indicates an I/O error has happened and some of the buffers may not be filled. Each of elements in the list buffers must be a whole number of sectors in length. The list of buffers can be of any length.

val write : t -> int64 -> Cstruct.t list -> ( unit, write_error ) result Lwt.t

write device sector_start buffers writes data from buffers onto the block device starting at sector_start. Ok () means the contents of the buffers have been written. Error _ indicates a partial failure in which some of the writes may not have happened.

Once submitted, it is not possible to cancel a request and there is no timeout.

The operation may fail with: `Is_read_only: the device is read-only, no data has been written.

Each of buffers must be a whole number of sectors in length. The list of buffers can be of any length.

The data will not be copied, so the supplied buffers must not be re-used until the IO operation completes.