|DEV_CLOSE(9)||Network device support||DEV_CLOSE(9)|
dev_close - shutdown an interface.
int dev_close(struct net_device * dev);
This function moves an active device into down state. A NETDEV_GOING_DOWN is sent to the netdev notifier chain. The device is then deactivated and finally a NETDEV_DOWN is sent to the notifier chain.
|January 2017||Kernel Hackers Manual 4.8.|