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NAME

       alloc_etherdev -  Allocates and sets up an ethernet device

SYNOPSIS

       struct net_device * alloc_etherdev (int sizeof_priv);

ARGUMENTS

       sizeof_priv    Size   of  additional  driver-private  structure  to  be
                   allocated for this ethernet device

DESCRIPTION

       Fill in the  fields  of  the  device  structure  with  ethernet-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.