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SubjectRe: [RFC] Configuring synchronous interfaces in Linux
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Jeff Garzik writes:
> Does 'ifconfig eth0 media xxx' wind up calling dev->set_config?

Yes. See drivers/acorn/net/etherh.c for an(other) example driver
supporting 10baseT and 10base2.

> If yes, my guess is correct, I think the proper solution is to:
> * create a generic set_config, which does nothing but convert the calls'
> semantics into ethtool semantics, and
> * add ethtool support to the specific driver

Sounds logical.
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