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SubjectRe: IP1000 gigabit nic driver
On Sat, 2006-04-29 at 14:21 +0200, David Gómez wrote:
> > I already had it modified, just needed to create the patch... Anyway,
> > have you submitted it to netdev?

On Sat, 2006-04-29 at 23:35 +0300, Pekka Enberg wrote:
> No, I haven't. I don't have the hardware, so I can't test the driver.
> Furthermore, there's plenty of stuff to fix before it's in any shape for
> submission. If someone wants to give this patch a spin, I would love to
> hear the results.

I killed the I/O write/read macros and switched the driver to iomap.


Subject: [PATCH] IP1000 Gigabit Ethernet device driver

This is a cleaned up fork of the IP1000A device driver:


Open issues include but are not limited to:

- ipg_probe() looks really fishy and doesn't handle all errors
(e.g. ioremap failing).
- ipg_nic_do_ioctl() is playing games with user-space pointer.
We should use ethtool ioctl instead as suggested by Arjan.
- For multiple devices, the driver uses a global root_dev and
ipg_remove() play some tricks which look fishy.

I don't have the hardware, so I don't know if I broke anything.
The patch is 138 KB in size, so I am not including it in this
mail. You can find the patch here:

Signed-off-by: Pekka Enberg <>

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