unregister_netdev (9) - Linux Man Pages

unregister_netdev: remove device from the kernel

NAME

unregister_netdev - remove device from the kernel

SYNOPSIS

void unregister_netdev(struct net_device dev);

ARGUMENTS

dev

device

DESCRIPTION

This function shuts down a device interface and removes it from the kernel tables.

This is just a wrapper for unregister_netdevice that takes the rtnl semaphore. In general you want to use this and not unregister_netdevice.

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