Re: [PATCH 2.6.33 1/3] net: Micrel KSZ8841/2 PCI Ethernet driver
From: David Miller
Date: Sat Jan 16 2010 - 04:20:02 EST
From: "Ha, Tristram" <Tristram.Ha@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2010 18:57:59 -0800
> The KSZ8842 has a switch with lots of hardware configurations. The =
> driver uses the proc system to allow users to configure the switch. If =
> this is not desired the whole thing can be removed by not calling the =
> init_proc() function.
I think there needs to be a serious discussion about how
this driver uses bridge layer internals by doing things like:
+/* Needed for STP support. */
and uses procfs to configure the ports.
Stephen please look this over and make suggestions for better
ways to support and configure these kinds of devices.
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