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SubjectRe: Problems with Tulip driver in 2.2 and 2.4
On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

>> I've noticed this behavior for a few kernel revisions now, up to and
>> including 2.2.17. It would be nice to get this bug worked out before
>> 2.2.18.
>
>I dont think that is likely to happen. Every time someone touches the tulip
>driver close to release they fix one card and break another 8(

This might be a good reason to fork the driver code. Linus
commented before that he'd prefer a fork if it prevented problems
like this from occuring I believe.

Just a thought that came to mind. I don't have a clue if it
would be an effective or even smart idea in this case..


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