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alloc_etherdev - Allocates and sets up an ethernet device
struct net_device * alloc_etherdev (int sizeof_priv);
sizeof_priv Size of additional driver-private structure to be
allocated for this ethernet device
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.