ALLOC_ETHERDEV_MQ(9) Network device support ALLOC_ETHERDEV_MQ(9)

NAME alloc_etherdev_mq - Allocates and sets up an Ethernet device

SYNOPSIS struct net_device * alloc_etherdev_mq(int sizeof_priv, unsigned int queue_count);

ARGUMENTS sizeof_priv Size of additional driver-private structure to be allocated for this Ethernet device

queue_count The number of queues this device has.

DESCRIPTION Fill in the fields of the device structure with Ethernet-generic values. Basically does everything except registering the device.

Constructs a new net device, complete with a private data area of size (sizeof_priv). A 32-byte (not bit) alignment is enforced for this private data area.

COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. November 2011 ALLOC_ETHERDEV_MQ(9)