5.1.2. ioctl NET_ADD_IF¶
NET_ADD_IF - Creates a new network interface for a given Packet ID.
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.