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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5 IrDA] vlsi driver update
Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> ir2603_vlsi-05.diff :
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> <Patch from Martin Diehl>
> * correct endianess conversion of hardware exposed fields
> * we need to check crc16 of rx frames in SIR-mode
> (hardware does this in MIR/FIR modes). Use irda_calc_crc16.
> * get rid of BUG'gers - having them in interrupt path isn't fun.
> * don't return NET_XMIT_DROP when we drop (dev_kfree_skb_any)
> frames. This value is meant to ask for retransmit so we would
> corrupt the skb slab.
> * locking review, corrections and improvements: particularly focus
> on speed setting and start_xmit paths, but also reducing time
> we are staying with interrupts disabled.
> * printk-cleanup: less/better syslog msgs, use IRDA_DEBUG and friends.
> * default qos_mtt_bits should be 1ms or longer (0x07), not exactly 1ms
> * rename IRENABLE_IREN -> IRENABLE_PHYANDCLOCK
> * few minor improvements
> * compatibility stuff to preserve 2.4 backport path
> * it's a pci controller, so we should depend on CONFIG_PCI
> * DRIVER_VERSION 0.5

this patch needs splitting up

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