[LPIA Hardy LUM] atl1e: Enable ethtool support
tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Mar 26 13:31:02 UTC 2009
Colin Ian King wrote:
> LP #345069
> LPIA Hardy Lum
> Enable Ethernet ethtool support to allow ethernet cable plug/unplug
> to work for Atheros L1c NICs. Without ethtool support, NetworkManager
> probes the atl1e driver and fails to detect that it has carrier sense
> This patch simply turns on ethtool support for Atheros devices
> with PCI IDs 0x1969:1067 and 0x1969:1063 L1c NICs - the ethtool source
> code already existed in the driver but was not originally enabled or
> compiled in.
> Note that the patch does not enable ethtool support for the L1e NICs
> (also supported in the driver) because this code is applicable only for
> older versions of the kernel.
> Attached, the patch.
Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
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