Re: [PATCH] net: add QCA alx Ethernet driver

From: Luis R. Rodriguez
Date: Fri Mar 30 2012 - 16:53:01 EST

On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 04:45:54PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> From: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <rodrigue@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2012 10:10:55 -0700
> > On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 6:28 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez
> > <rodrigue@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 7:32 PM, David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Would it be worthwhile to consider alx upstream only for the newer
> >> chipsets (regardless of the litmus test, which I do agree with on
> >> technical grounds) in consideration for helping pave the way on
> >> killing proprietary drivers?
> ...
> > David, please us know if you think the above reason is worthy for
> > consideration of alx upstream, if at least for the newer chipsets.
> Submitting alx that only supports the newer chipsets is fine.

We will work on this and resubmit, the delta for the other chipsets
can also be addressed within atl1c, in addition to working on getting
documentation out to help enable further.

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