netdev_master_upper_dev_link (9) - Linux Man Pages

netdev_master_upper_dev_link: Add a master link to the upper device

NAME

netdev_master_upper_dev_link - Add a master link to the upper device

SYNOPSIS

int netdev_master_upper_dev_link(struct net_device dev, struct net_device upper_dev, void upper_priv, void upper_info);

ARGUMENTS

dev

device

upper_dev

new upper device

upper_priv

upper device private

upper_info

upper info to be passed down via notifier

DESCRIPTION

Adds a link to device which is upper to this one. In this case, only one master upper device can be linked, although other non-master devices might be linked as well. The caller must hold the RTNL lock. On a failure a negative errno code is returned. On success the reference counts are adjusted and the function returns zero.

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