DEV_GET_BY_FLAGS(9) Network device support DEV_GET_BY_FLAGS(9)

NAME dev_get_by_flags - find any device with given flags

SYNOPSIS struct net_device * dev_get_by_flags(struct net * net, unsigned short if_flags, unsigned short mask);

ARGUMENTS net the applicable net namespace

if_flags IFF_* values

mask bitmask of bits in if_flags to check

DESCRIPTION Search for any interface with the given flags. Returns NULL if a device is not found or a pointer to the device. The device returned has had a reference added and the pointer is safe until the user calls dev_put to indicate they have finished with it.

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