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register_netdevice(9) [centos man page]

REGISTER_NETDEVICE(9)					      Network device support					     REGISTER_NETDEVICE(9)

register_netdevice - register a network device SYNOPSIS
int register_netdevice(struct net_device * dev); ARGUMENTS
dev device to register DESCRIPTION
Take a completed network device structure and add it to the kernel interfaces. A NETDEV_REGISTER message is sent to the netdev notifier chain. 0 is returned on success. A negative errno code is returned on a failure to set up the device, or if the name is a duplicate. Callers must hold the rtnl semaphore. You may want register_netdev instead of this. BUGS
The locking appears insufficient to guarantee two parallel registers will not get the same name. COPYRIGHT
Kernel Hackers Manual 3.10 June 2014 REGISTER_NETDEVICE(9)

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tapset::networking(3stap)												 tapset::networking(3stap)

tapset::networking - systemtap networking tapset DESCRIPTION
This family of probe points is used to probe the activities of the network device. netdev.receive Data received from network device. See probe::netdev.receive(3stap) for details. netdev.transmit Network device transmitting buffer See probe::netdev.transmit(3stap) for details. netdev.change_mtu Called when the netdev MTU is changed See probe::netdev.change_mtu(3stap) for details. Called when the device is opened See for details. netdev.close Called when the device is closed See probe::netdev.close(3stap) for details. netdev.hard_transmit Called when the devices is going to TX (hard) See probe::netdev.hard_transmit(3stap) for details. netdev.rx Called when the device is going to receive a packet See probe::netdev.rx(3stap) for details. netdev.change_rx_flag Called when the device RX flag will be changed See probe::netdev.change_rx_flag(3stap) for details. netdev.set_promiscuity Called when the device enters/leaves promiscuity See probe::netdev.set_promiscuity(3stap) for details. netdev.ioctl Called when the device suffers an IOCTL See probe::netdev.ioctl(3stap) for details. netdev.register Called when the device is registered See probe::netdev.register(3stap) for details. netdev.unregister Called when the device is being unregistered See probe::netdev.unregister(3stap) for details. netdev.get_stats Called when someone asks the device statistics See probe::netdev.get_stats(3stap) for details. netdev.change_mac Called when the netdev_name has the MAC changed See probe::netdev.change_mac(3stap) for details. SEE ALSO
probe::netdev.receive(3stap), probe::netdev.transmit(3stap), probe::netdev.change_mtu(3stap),, probe::netdev.close(3stap), probe::netdev.hard_transmit(3stap), probe::netdev.rx(3stap), probe::netdev.change_rx_flag(3stap), probe::netdev.set_promiscuity(3stap), probe::netdev.ioctl(3stap), probe::netdev.register(3stap), probe::netdev.unregister(3stap), probe::netdev.get_stats(3stap), probe::netdev.change_mac(3stap), stap(1), stapprobes(3stap) IBM
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