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

Ike Panhc ike.pan at canonical.com
Mon Mar 23 02:07:04 UTC 2020

On 3/21/20 8:45 AM, Seth Forshee wrote:
> 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?
> Thanks,
> Seth

No other reason. Feel free to NAK.


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