NET_INSTANCE_ALLOC(9F) Kernel Functions for Drivers NET_INSTANCE_ALLOC(9F)

net_instance_alloc - allocate a net_instance_t structure

#include <sys/neti.h>
net_instance_t *net_instance_alloc(const int version);

illumos DDI specific (illumos DDI).

version
must always be the symbol NETINFO_VERSION.

The net_instance_alloc() function allocates a net_instance_t structure, returning a pointer for the caller to use.

Upon success, net_instance_alloc() returns a pointer to the allocated net_instance_t structure. On failure, it returns a NULL pointer.

The net_instance_alloc() function may be called from user or kernel context.

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability Committed

net_instance_free(9F), attributes(5), net_inject_t(9S)
March 5, 2012 OmniOS