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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] atl1: Build files for Attansic L1 driver
Chris Snook wrote:
> Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> On Sun, 19 Nov 2006 14:29:15 -0600 Jay Cliburn wrote:
>>
>>> From: Jay Cliburn <jacliburn@bellsouth.net>
>>>
>>> This patch contains the build files for the Attansic L1 gigabit ethernet
>>> adapter driver.
>>>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jay Cliburn <jacliburn@bellsouth.net>
>>> ---
>>>
>>> Kconfig | 12 ++++++++++++
>>> Makefile | 1 +
>>> atl1/Makefile | 30 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> 3 files changed, 43 insertions(+)
>>>
>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig b/drivers/net/Kconfig
>>> index 6e863aa..f503d10 100644
>>> --- a/drivers/net/Kconfig
>>> +++ b/drivers/net/Kconfig
>>> @@ -2329,6 +2329,18 @@ config QLA3XXX
>>> To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
>>> will be called qla3xxx.
>>>
>>> +config ATL1
>>> + tristate "Attansic(R) L1 Gigabit Ethernet support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
>>> + depends on NET_PCI && PCI && EXPERIMENTAL
>>> + select CRC32
>>> + select MII
>>> + ---help---
>>> + This driver supports Attansic L1 gigabit ethernet adapter.
>>> +
>>> + To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
>>> + will be called atl1.
>>> +
>>> +
>>> endmenu
>>
>> One problem here is that MII depends on NET_ETHERNET, which is
>> 10/100 ethernet, which may not be enabled if someone has only
>> gigabit ethernet. :)
>
> I'm actually quite inclined to rip out all MII support entirely. There's
> a lot of code in this driver that needs cleaning up cosmetically, and
> removing deprecated features would certainly speed things up. What do
> you think?

All of that sounds like a good idea to me.
I didn't realize that MII support is deprecated. Do you mean
that it's deprecated for gigabit?

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~Randy
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