DEV_LOAD(9) Network device support DEV_LOAD(9)
NAME dev_load - load a network module
SYNOPSIS void dev_load(struct net * net, const char * name);
ARGUMENTS net the applicable net namespace
name name of interface
DESCRIPTION If a network interface is not present and the process has suitable privileges this function loads the module. If module loading is not available in this kernel then it becomes a nop.
COPYRIGHT Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. November 2013 DEV_LOAD(9)