5.1.2. ioctl NET_ADD_IF¶
NET_ADD_IF - Creates a new network interface for a given Packet ID.
int ioctl(int fd, NET_ADD_IF, struct dvb_net_if *net_if)
File descriptor returned by
pointer to struct
The NET_ADD_IF ioctl system call selects the Packet ID (PID) that contains a TCP/IP traffic, the type of encapsulation to be used (MPE or ULE) and the interface number for the new interface to be created. When the system call successfully returns, a new virtual network interface is created.
dvb_net_if::ifnum field will be
filled with the number of the created interface.
18.104.22.168. Return Value¶
On success 0 is returned, and
ca_slot_info is filled.
On error -1 is returned, and the
errno variable is set
The generic error codes are described at the Generic Error Codes chapter.