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SubjectRe: Alcatel speedtouch USB driver and SMP.
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On Tue, 2002-12-17 at 10:02, Andrew McGregor wrote:
> The 2.5 tree one works for me *with PPPoATM*, which I gather is kind of a
> rare setup.
>
> Andrew

Not that rare, pppoa is quite common in Europe setups. FWIW there is now
a pppoe patch available for the user-mode driver (speedtouch.sf.net) so
if you have any problems with the kernel mode drivers you have a
fall-back position.

>
> --On Tuesday, December 17, 2002 00:57:32 +1300 Andrew McGregor
> <andrew@indranet.co.nz> wrote:
>
> > There's a binary only one from Alcatel themselves, which only works on
> > one 2.2 kernel and one (old) 2.4 kernel, the other is on SourceForge, and
> > is also GPL.
> >
> > Andrew, who's just set up one himself on 2.4 and will try 2.5 when enough
> > else behaves.
> >
> > --On Sunday, December 15, 2002 21:13:00 -0800 Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 08:58:14AM +0000, Colin Paul Adams wrote:
> >>> >>>>> "Greg" == Greg KH <greg@kroah.com> writes:
> >>>
> >>> Greg> On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 07:10:33AM +0000, Colin Paul Adams
> >>> Greg> wrote:
> >>> >> Can anyone tell me if the speedtouch driver is SMP safe yet?
> >>>
> >>> Greg> Which driver? I know of at least 3 different ones :(
> >>>
> >>> drivers/usb/misc/speedtouch.c
> >>
> >> Ah good, you're using one that the source is available for :)
> >> I think the developer has said it will work on SMP machines, but what
> >> problems are you having, and have you asked the author of the code?
> >>
> >>> Where are the others?
> >>
> >> I don't know, but I know they are out there...
> >>
> >> thanks,
> >>
> >> greg k-h
> >> -
>
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Alex Bennee
Senior Hacker, Braddahead Ltd
The above is probably my personal opinion and may not be that of my
employer

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