DEVICE_DEL(9) Device drivers infrastructure DEVICE_DEL(9)
NAME device_del - delete device from system.
SYNOPSIS void device_del(struct device * dev);
ARGUMENTS dev device.
DESCRIPTION This is the first part of the device unregistration sequence. This removes the device from the lists we control from here, has it removed from the other driver model subsystems it was added to in device_add, and removes it from the kobject hierarchy.
NOTE this should be called manually _iff_ device_add was also called manually.
COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. November 2011 DEVICE_DEL(9)