Lucid request update: sfc driver

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Wed Jan 13 21:26:30 UTC 2010


Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-01-13 at 14:27 +0000, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> 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.
> [...]
>>> 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'
> 
> That looks right to me, and passes some basic testing.  Thanks a lot!
> 
> There are a couple more bug fixes on the way; shall I ping you when they
> appear in an rc?
> 

Yes - I would not normally notice upstream sfc updates (unless they 
trickled down via stable).

rtg
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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com




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