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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.9-ac16
    On Thu, 2004-12-16 at 18:43 +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
    > o Acenic must use __devinitdata for hotplug (Alan Cox)
    > | based on an RH patch

    diff -u --new-file --recursive --exclude-from /usr/src/exclude
    --- linux.vanilla-2.6.9/drivers/net/acenic.c 2004-10-20
    23:16:54.000000000 +0100
    +++ linux-2.6.9/drivers/net/acenic.c 2004-12-16 17:13:10.799818288
    @@ -444,7 +444,7 @@
    MODULE_PARM_DESC(tx_ratio, "AceNIC/3C985/GA620 ratio of NIC memory used
    for TX/RX descriptors (range 0-63)");

    -static char version[] __initdata =
    +static char version[] __devinitdata =
    "acenic.c: v0.92 08/05/2002 Jes Sorensen,\n"

    you broke this one... :-)
    the version var *cannot* be initdata of any kind, since the ethtool
    ioctl uses the variable. End Of Story(tm)

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