Lucid request update: sfc driver

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Wed Jan 13 14:27:49 UTC 2010


Tim Gardner wrote:
> Ben Hutchings wrote:
>> Please update the sfc driver to the version in 2.6.33-rc3.  This adds
>> support for the SFC9000 family of 10G Ethernet adapters.  Note that
>> there are a very large number of changes in the driver after 2.6.32;
>> most of these were refactoring required in preparation for the addition
>> of new hardware support.
>>
>> A small number of changes to sfc depend on these networking core changes
>> relative to 2.6.32:
>>
>> commit d73d3a8cb4723e161589864741d8528d70b350eb
>> Author: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings at solarflare.com>
>> Date:   Mon Oct 5 10:59:58 2009 +0000
>>
>>     ethtool: Add reset operation
>>
>> commit 5b252f0c2f98df21fadf0f6cf189b87a0b938228
>> Author: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings at solarflare.com>
>> Date:   Thu Oct 29 07:17:09 2009 +0000
>>
>>     gro: Name the GRO result enumeration type
>>
>> commit c7c4b3b6e976b95facbb723951bdcd554a3530a4
>> Author: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings at solarflare.com>
>> Date:   Thu Oct 29 21:36:53 2009 -0700
>>
>>     gro: Change all receive functions to return GRO result codes
>>
>> I don't have a public git tree that you can pull from, but I can prepare
>> one if you need it.
>>
>> If you are not prepared to apply the networking core changes, I can
>> prepare a version of the sfc driver that does not depend on them.
>>
>> Ben.
>>
> 
> Have a look at 'git://kernel.ubuntu.com/rtg/ubuntu-lucid sfc' and see if 
> you think I've done it right.
> 
> I think the 3 core networking patches are benign.
> 
> rtg

That would be 'git://kernel.ubuntu.com/rtg/ubuntu-lucid.git sfc'

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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com




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