Re: [PATCH] intel eths for 2.4 [was: Plan for e100-e1000 in mainline]

From: J.A. Magallon (jamagallon@able.es)
Date: Wed May 01 2002 - 19:16:43 EST


On 2002.05.02 Jeff Garzik wrote:
>J.A. Magallon wrote:
>
>>On 2002.05.01 Jeff Garzik wrote:
>>
>>>I expect Intel's Q/A to green light their current driver. With a few
>>>patches it should be ready for 2.4.x soon.
>>>
>
>>I did it, taking drivers from 2.5.12, and at least it compiles.
>>I have to try in the real box, but I don't think there were any problems,
>>at least the same than 2.5....
>>
>>Marcelo, is there any chance to get this in next -pre or in .19 ?
>>
>
>When they are suitable for Marcelo, I'm going to send them to Marcelo.
>
>As I wrote in the quoted message, they need some more patches, and I'm
>also interested in feedback from Intel Q/A (which is scheduled for
>sometime this week).
>

Oops, sorry, I misunderstood something.

>If you are interesting in maintaining 2.4.x patches for a short time, go
>for it. But I would rather not have a almost-ready e100 go to Marcelo
>and get released in 2.4.19 in incomplete form. It's out there, it's
>public, let's leave at that for a little while.
>

OK, just forget all about -pre and .19.

If somebody wants to try them, look at one other post about -jam9.
It is the same story, I need them for some new boxen (e1000) and I prefer
to have all in the same tree than apart, so took those from 2.5
instead of Intel's.

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