[Saucy][pull-request] igb Avoton support and bug fixes

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Sep 5 16:37:11 UTC 2013

On 09/05/2013 09:16 AM, leann.ogasawara at canonical.com wrote:
> From: Leann Ogasawara <leann.ogasawara at canonical.com>
> Hi All,
> BugLink: http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1219619
> Intel has advised that we pick up the following igb driver patches from
> net-next for Saucy.  These patches provide support for their Avoton
> platform as well as providing some additional bug fixes.  There are 20
> patches total.  All are clean cherry-picks from net-next.  I anticipate
> these to land in the upstream v3.12 kernel.
> I have built and smoke tested these patches on local Intel boxes that I
> have access to.  There were no signs of regression, however these boxes
> do not leverage the igb driver.  Brad Figg however had access to kit in
> the lab which does leverage the igb driver.  He also tested and
> confirmed there were no signs of regression as well.  Please consider
> picking these up for Saucy.
> Anyone else interested in testing can do so using the test kernels at
> the following location:
>   http://people.canonical.com/~ogasawara/lp1219619/
> Thanks,
> Leann

These patches will show up in the merge window pretty soon. I'll
cherry-pick them from there.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com

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