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NAME

       alloc_netdev - allocate network device

SYNOPSIS

       struct net_device * alloc_netdev  (int sizeof_priv, const char * name,
                                             void (*setup) <funcparams>struct net_device *</funcparams>);

ARGUMENTS

       sizeof_priv
              size of private data to allocate space for

       name   device name format string

       setup  callback to initialize device

DESCRIPTION

       Allocates a struct net_device with private data area for driver use and
       performs basic initialization.