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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] atl1: Build files for Attansic L1 driver
Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Nov 2006 14:29:15 -0600 Jay Cliburn wrote:
>
>> From: Jay Cliburn <jacliburn@bellsouth.net>
>>
>> This patch contains the build files for the Attansic L1 gigabit ethernet
>> adapter driver.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jay Cliburn <jacliburn@bellsouth.net>
>> ---
>>
>> Kconfig | 12 ++++++++++++
>> Makefile | 1 +
>> atl1/Makefile | 30 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>> 3 files changed, 43 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/Kconfig b/drivers/net/Kconfig
>> index 6e863aa..f503d10 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/Kconfig
>> +++ b/drivers/net/Kconfig
>> @@ -2329,6 +2329,18 @@ config QLA3XXX
>> To compile this driver as a module, choose M here: the module
>> will be called qla3xxx.
>>
>> +config ATL1
>> + tristate "Attansic(R) L1 Gigabit Ethernet support (EXPERIMENTAL)"
>> + depends on NET_PCI && PCI && EXPERIMENTAL
>> + select CRC32
>> + select MII
>> + ---help---
>> + This driver supports Attansic L1 gigabit ethernet adapter.
>> +
>> + To compile this driver as a module, choose M here. The module
>> + will be called atl1.
>> +
>> +
>> endmenu
>
> One problem here is that MII depends on NET_ETHERNET, which is
> 10/100 ethernet, which may not be enabled if someone has only
> gigabit ethernet. :)

I'm actually quite inclined to rip out all MII support entirely.
There's a lot of code in this driver that needs cleaning up
cosmetically, and removing deprecated features would certainly speed
things up. What do you think?

-- Chris
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