[PATCH 2.6.33 2/4] net: Kconfig change for KSZ884X driver
From: Ha, Tristram
Date: Fri Jan 29 2010 - 17:43:30 EST
From: Tristram Ha <Tristram.Ha@xxxxxxxxxx>
Add Micrel KSZ8841/KSZ8842 PCI Ethernet chip support.
Some users like to use KSZ8842 switch to run Spanning Tree Protocol. As a result a hardware STP support was implemented so that the host does not waste CPU time forwarding each and every packet.
Signed-off-by: Tristram Ha <Tristram.Ha@xxxxxxxxxx>
This is a resubmission of the Micrel KSZ8841/2 PCI Ethernet driver.
--- linux-2.6.33-rc3.old/drivers/net/Kconfig 2010-01-05 16:02:46.000000000 -0800
+++ linux-2.6.33-rc3.new/drivers/net/Kconfig 2010-01-13 12:17:42.000000000 -0800
@@ -1368,6 +1368,27 @@ config AC3200
To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
will be called ac3200.
+ tristate "Micrel KSZ8841/2 PCI"
+ depends on NET_PCI && PCI
+ select MII
+ select CRC32
+ This PCI driver is for Micrel KSZ8841/KSZ8842 PCI Ethernet chip.
+ To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
+ will be called ksz884x.
+ bool "STP support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
+ depends on KSZ884X_PCI && EXPERIMENTAL
+ This enables a feature to aid KSZ8842 running Spanning Tree Protocol.
+ To actually use it pass the stp=1 parameter to the driver.
+ This feature is experimental and may not work correctly compared to
+ the Linux bridge using STP.
tristate "Apricot Xen-II on board Ethernet"
depends on NET_PCI && ISA
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