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SubjectRe: NE2000 PCI clones patches: Vote!
On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, Jacques Gelinas wrote:

> On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, Philip Blundell wrote:
>
> > I agree with Paul. There is no pressing need to include this in 2.0.x -
> > it's not a bug-fix, and as such it should wait for 2.1.
>
> This is a bug. We are moving to a PCI only world very fast. PCI is no more
> a luxury. PCI was made to auto-probe. THis has a drawback. TO use a ne2000

Yes, it's a missing feature. I agree that it would be nice to have, but
it's not life-threatening.

But a missing feature is not a bug. This is not the time to be adding
features to 2.0.

> 2.0 will be there for a long time. I suspect that the price for PCI

It probably will be. But first we need to let 2.0 stablise. People who
have a burning need for PCI NE2000 autodetect can upgrade to 2.1.

phil


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