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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.2.3-ac1-dj1
Hi!

> > > o drivers/net/ne2k-pci.c
> > > Added support for DLink CT528 (http://www.dlink.com)
> > Why do you need to change this. As far as I can see you are jumping
> > through hoops just to print the name right ?
> The DLink card is more expensive than a RealTek for some reason.
> If I paid over the odds for something, I'd want to know what it
> really is. As I mentioned on the list recently also, DLink refused
> to tell me what was different about the CT528 and a RTL8029,
> but they did suggest that they were not the same.

Linux should report canonical names. If card is ne2000, it should be
called ne2000, no matter how vendor calls it.

If dlink takes rtl8029 cards, and renames them to dlink ct528, the
SHOULD BE REPORTED AS RTL8029, unless linux can see the difference. It
currently can't and need not see the difference, so leave it that way.

Pavel
--
I'm really pavel@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz. Pavel
Look at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/ ;-).

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