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authorChristoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>2005-05-05 14:25:59 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2005-05-05 14:25:59 -0700
commit3ef4e9a8db6c65de7c7f4bc013d62b0d73f50dce (patch)
tree37f049c9a77ceaa5f10d98206254a230b8a178d9 /net/appletalk/dev.c
parent476e19cfa131e2b6eedc4017b627cdc4ca419ffb (diff)
[ATALK]: Add alloc_ltalkdev().
this matches the API used by other link layer like ethernet or token ring. Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de> Acked-by: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@ghostprotocols.net> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'net/appletalk/dev.c')
-rw-r--r--net/appletalk/dev.c22
1 files changed, 20 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/net/appletalk/dev.c b/net/appletalk/dev.c
index 76598445d84b..1237e208e246 100644
--- a/net/appletalk/dev.c
+++ b/net/appletalk/dev.c
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@ static int ltalk_mac_addr(struct net_device *dev, void *addr)
return -EINVAL;
}
-void ltalk_setup(struct net_device *dev)
+static void ltalk_setup(struct net_device *dev)
{
/* Fill in the fields of the device structure with localtalk-generic values. */
@@ -40,4 +40,22 @@ void ltalk_setup(struct net_device *dev)
dev->flags = IFF_BROADCAST|IFF_MULTICAST|IFF_NOARP;
}
-EXPORT_SYMBOL(ltalk_setup);
+
+/**
+ * alloc_ltalkdev - Allocates and sets up an localtalk device
+ * @sizeof_priv: Size of additional driver-private structure to be allocated
+ * for this localtalk device
+ *
+ * Fill in the fields of the device structure with localtalk-generic
+ * values. Basically does everything except registering the device.
+ *
+ * Constructs a new net device, complete with a private data area of
+ * size @sizeof_priv. A 32-byte (not bit) alignment is enforced for
+ * this private data area.
+ */
+
+struct net_device *alloc_ltalkdev(int sizeof_priv)
+{
+ return alloc_netdev(sizeof_priv, "lt%d", ltalk_setup);
+}
+EXPORT_SYMBOL(alloc_ltalkdev);

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