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WIMAX_MSG_ALLOC(9)						 Linux Networking						WIMAX_MSG_ALLOC(9)

wimax_msg_alloc - Create a new skb for sending a message to userspace SYNOPSIS
struct sk_buff * wimax_msg_alloc(struct wimax_dev * wimax_dev, const char * pipe_name, const void * msg, size_t size, gfp_t gfp_flags); ARGUMENTS
wimax_dev WiMAX device descriptor pipe_name "named pipe" the message will be sent to msg pointer to the message data to send size size of the message to send (in bytes), including the header. gfp_flags flags for memory allocation. RETURNS
0 if ok, negative errno code on error DESCRIPTION
Allocates an skb that will contain the message to send to user space over the messaging pipe and initializes it, copying the payload. Once this call is done, you can deliver it with wimax_msg_send. IMPORTANT
Don't use skb_push/skb_pull/skb_reserve on the skb, as wimax_msg_send depends on skb->data being placed at the beginning of the user message. Unlike other WiMAX stack calls, this call can be used way early, even before wimax_dev_add is called, as long as the wimax_dev->net_dev pointer is set to point to a proper net_dev. This is so that drivers can use it early in case they need to send stuff around or communicate with user space. COPYRIGHT
Kernel Hackers Manual 2.6. July 2010 WIMAX_MSG_ALLOC(9)

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CFG80211_TESTMODE_AL(9) 					     Test mode						   CFG80211_TESTMODE_AL(9)

cfg80211_testmode_alloc_reply_skb - allocate testmode reply SYNOPSIS
struct sk_buff * cfg80211_testmode_alloc_reply_skb(struct wiphy * wiphy, int approxlen); ARGUMENTS
wiphy the wiphy approxlen an upper bound of the length of the data that will be put into the skb DESCRIPTION
This function allocates and pre-fills an skb for a reply to the testmode command. Since it is intended for a reply, calling it outside of the testmode_cmd operation is invalid. The returned skb is pre-filled with the wiphy index and set up in a way that any data that is put into the skb (with skb_put, nla_put or similar) will end up being within the NL80211_ATTR_TESTDATA attribute, so all that needs to be done with the skb is adding data for the corresponding userspace tool which can then read that data out of the testdata attribute. You must not modify the skb in any other way. When done, call cfg80211_testmode_reply with the skb and return its error code as the result of the testmode_cmd operation. RETURN
An allocated and pre-filled skb. NULL if any errors happen. AUTHOR
Johannes Berg <> Author. COPYRIGHT
Kernel Hackers Manual 3.10 June 2014 CFG80211_TESTMODE_AL(9)

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