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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/2] !CONFIG_NET_ETHERNET unsets CONFIG_PHYLIB, but CONFIG_USB_USBNET also needs CONFIG_PHYLIB
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On Wednesday 25 October 2006 4:59 pm, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Oct 2006 15:27:09 -0700 David Brownell wrote:
>
> > The other parts are right, this isn't.
> >
> > Instead, "usbnet.c" should #ifdef the relevant ethtool hooks
> > according to CONFIG_MII ... since it's completely legit to
> > use usbnet with peripherals that don't need MII.
>
> Ugh. OK. How's this? (2 patches)

Looks about right, but ...


> However, the MII config symbol should not be in the 10/100 Ethernet
> menu, so that other drivers can use (enable) it or so that users
> can enable it without needing to enable 10/100 Ethernet.

... MII should still depend on ETHERNET, right?
Just not limited to 10/100 Ethernet.

> --- linux-2619-rc3-pv.orig/drivers/net/Kconfig
> +++ linux-2619-rc3-pv/drivers/net/Kconfig
> @@ -145,6 +145,13 @@ config NET_SB1000
>
> source "drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig"
>
> +config MII
> + tristate "Generic Media Independent Interface device support"
> + help
> + Most ethernet controllers have MII transceiver either as an external
> + or internal device. It is safe to say Y or M here even if your
> + ethernet card lacks MII.
> +
> source "drivers/net/phy/Kconfig"
>
> #
> @@ -180,14 +187,6 @@ config NET_ETHERNET
> kernel: saying N will just cause the configurator to skip all
> the questions about Ethernet network cards. If unsure, say N.
>
> -config MII
> - tristate "Generic Media Independent Interface device support"
> - depends on NET_ETHERNET
> - help
> - Most ethernet controllers have MII transceiver either as an external
> - or internal device. It is safe to say Y or M here even if your
> - ethernet card lack MII.
> -
> source "drivers/net/arm/Kconfig"
>
> config MACE
>
-
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