Note: Atheros ethernet part of compat-wireless too

Luis R. Rodriguez mcgrof at
Thu Feb 4 20:09:03 UTC 2010

On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 12:10 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez <mcgrof at> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 9:26 AM, Tony Espy <espy at> wrote:
>>> Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>>>> I wanted to let you know I threw in the Atheros ethernet drivers as
>>>> part of compat-wireless.
>>> Luis --
>>> Does this include support for the Atheros AR8152 PCI-E fast ethernet
>>> adapter?  Also, what's the lead time for this to land in a "stable" release?
>> Whatever is in linux-next is on compat-wireless for the 2.6.33
>> releases.
> Sorry, I lied, I meant: whatever is on linux-next goes into the
> bleeding edge compat-wireless releases so the bleeding edge
> compat-wireless stuff will give you linux-next Atheros Ethernet. The
> compat-wireless 2.6.33 stuff will get you stuff on 2.6.33-rc, that is
> Linus' tree today.

So my memory was foggy on whether or not I did include the ethernet
stuff into the compat-wireless-2.6.33 releases, I checked and I had
not, I only have the Atheros Ethernet on the bleeding edge
compat-wireless. Do you guys have a need for this? If so I could
likely add it if I get some time.


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