ACK: [Quantal][SRU][PATCH 0/1] e1000e: add device IDs for i218

Colin Ian King colin.king at canonical.com
Thu Nov 22 08:41:18 UTC 2012


On 22/11/12 00:00, leann.ogasawara at canonical.com wrote:
> From: Leann Ogasawara <leann.ogasawara at canonical.com>
>
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1081796
>
> == Upstream Stable 3.5.y ==
> Herton, please consider picking up the following commit for the next
> v3.5.y release.  It's been applied upstream as of v3.7-rc1.
>
> commit 16e310ae6ed352c4963b1f2413fcd88fa693eeda
> Author: Bruce Allan <bruce.w.allan at intel.com>
> Date: Tue Oct 9 01:11:26 2012 +0000
>
>      e1000e: add device IDs for i218
>
> == Quantal SRU Justification ==
> i218 is the next-generation LOM that will be available on systems with
> the Lynx Point LP Platform Controller Hub (PCH) chipset from Intel. The
> following upstream patch provides the initial support of those devices.
> It will allow LAN connections but will be missing the enablement for
> actual low power savings. This will however at least allow testing on
> early platforms.
>
> == Impact ==
> This should be very low risk of regression as the patch is adding new
> pci id's.
>
> == Test Case ==
> Without this patch, these LOM's are unsupported. All you need to test is
> to boot a kernel without this patch applied on a system with this HW and
> confirm networking is unsupported. With this patch LAN connections are
> at least possible.
>
Acked-by: Colin Ian King <colin.king at canonical.com>





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