init_dummy_netdev (9) - Linux Man Pages
init_dummy_netdev: init a dummy network device for NAPI
init_dummy_netdev - init a dummy network device for NAPI
int init_dummy_netdev(struct net_device
- device to init
This takes a network device structure and initialize the minimum amount of fields so it can be used to schedule NAPI polls without registering a full blown interface. This is to be used by drivers that need to tie several hardware interfaces to a single NAPI poll scheduler due to HW limitations.