Subject: Re: ethernet device driver ( main )
To: stella rose <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-ports
Date: 01/30/2002 08:21:30
On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 04:20:18AM -0800, stella rose wrote:

 > I am wondering why the TOP LEVEL file of the Ethernet
 > device driver doesnot have a function MAIN(),

Because Ethernet drivers are simply modules in the larger program (the
kernel), not a program all by themselves.

 > and also can anyone tell me what FILE or FUNCTION in
 > the Linux Kernel calls the TOP LEVEL file of the
 > ethernet device driver, for my case its called the
 > "ether1.c"

Err, you won't find very many Linux experts here; we run NetBSD.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>