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Subject[PATCH] intel eths for 2.4 [was: Plan for e100-e1000 in mainline]

On 2002.05.01 Jeff Garzik wrote:
>J.A. Magallon wrote:
>
>>Hi.
>>
>>Well, subject says it all. Which is the status/plans for inclussion
>>of those drivers in mainline kernel ? AFAIR, e1000 had been licensed,
>>but e100 was not clear yet.
>>
>
>e100 has been in 2.5.x for quite a long time. All license issues have
>similarly been resolved a long time ago.
>
>I expect Intel's Q/A to green light their current driver. With a few
>patches it should be ready for 2.4.x soon.
>
>You can easily copy drivers/net/e100[0] into a 2.4.x kernel, it likely
>compiles without modification.
>

I did it, taking drivers from 2.5.12, and at least it compiles.
I have to try in the real box, but I don't think there were any problems,
at least the same than 2.5....

Marcelo, is there any chance to get this in next -pre or in .19 ?
Patches are big, so I put them at:

http://giga.cps.unizar.es/~magallon/linux/kernel/intel/e100-2.0.27-pre3.bz2
http://giga.cps.unizar.es/~magallon/linux/kernel/intel/e1000-4.2.8.bz2

(note, second gives some offsets and a fail if applied without the first
one...)

Some notes/questions:

- e100 has no help text.
- Versions are far newer than those listen in intel web pages:
* e100: Intel web is 1.8.35, the driver taken from 2.5.12 is 2.0.27-pre3
* e1000: Intel web is 4.1.7, driver in 2.5 is 4.2.8

Thanks for all the info.

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