[PATCH 0/1] [Focal] Remove the iw_cxgb3 module from kernel

Seth Forshee seth.forshee at canonical.com
Sat Mar 21 00:45:36 UTC 2020

On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 05:25:20PM +0800, Ike Panhc wrote:
> Upstream commit 30e0f6cf5acb39cd04316d1eecbf4c6087c7ee02
> There is no project related. When I work on RDMA/hns
> patches and find out iw_cxgb3 is removed from kernel
> as the corresponding HW Chelsio T3 has reached EOL.
> Since we won't have any support and update from upstream,
> I believe to remove from focal kernel is also a good idea.
> This patch is built against the pull request I sent for
> RDMA/hns.

I'm not fully convinced that we should do this. The driver is still in
the upstream 5.4 LTS, so it's likely to receive at least some basic
level of support there, even if only CVE fixes. Is there any other
reason to remove it other than the fact that it was removed upstream?


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