NET_INSTANCE_T(9S) Data Structures for Drivers NET_INSTANCE_T(9S)

net_instance_t - packet event structure passed through to hooks

#include <sys/neti.h>

illumos DDI specific (illumos DDI).

The net_instance_t data structure defines a collection of instances to be called when relevant events happen within IP. The value returned by the nin_create() function is stored internally and passed back to both the nin_destroy() and nin_shutdown() functions as the second argument. The netid_t passed through to each function can be used to uniquely identify each instance of IP.


    char    *nin_name;
     void    *(*nin_create)(const netid_t);
     void    (*nin_destroy)(const netid_t, void *);
     void    (*nin_shutdown)(const netid_t, void *);

nin_name

Name of the owner of the instance.

nin_create

Function to be called when a new instance of IP is created. It may not return NULL.

nin_destroy

Function to be called when an instance of IP is being destroyed.

nin_shutdown

Function to be called when an instance of IP is being shutdown. nin_shutdown() is called before nin_destroy() is called.

See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPE ATTRIBUTE VALUE
Interface Stability Committed

attributes(7), netinfo(9F)
March 5, 2012 OmniOS