DEV_CLOSE(9) Network device support DEV_CLOSE(9)
NAME dev_close - shutdown an interface.
SYNOPSIS int dev_close(struct net_device * dev);
ARGUMENTS dev device to shutdown
DESCRIPTION This function moves an active device into down state. A NETDEV_GOING_DOWN is sent to the netdev notifier chain. The device is then deactivated and finally a NETDEV_DOWN is sent to the notifier chain.
COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. November 2011 DEV_CLOSE(9)