Re: e1000: "fix" it on thinkpad x60 / eeprom checksum read fails

From: Auke Kok
Date: Fri Jul 21 2006 - 11:27:12 EST

Theodore Tso wrote:
On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 06:41:05AM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
It's completely not acceptable to run when the EEPROM checksum fails - you might even be running with the wrong MAC address, or worse. Lets fix this the right way instead.
A printk which helps the user to understand all this saga would be very nice.

And if someone who understands all of these details could put a note
in the thinkwiki (say, here:
it would be greatly appreciated.

why don't I do that :)

Andrew: I'm contemplating that printk...


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