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SubjectRe: [linux-usb-devel] [PATCH] driver for mcs7830 (aka DeLOCK) USB ethernet adapter
> No, the receive errors are independent from the status interrupt.
> I have now got confirmation by another user that they also
> happen on a different thinkpad when not using a USB hub, but
> with a hub everything seems fine.

Odd. Hardware issues, I guess ... I'd like to understand better
just why high speed peripherals are acting up on root hubs. Maybe
it's flakey motherboards ...


> > Speaking of which ... isnt this driver missing a hook to make
> > the MII stuff visible through ethtool?
>
> hmm, I wasn't aware that ethtool does this. I did check that mii-tool
> works though.

Then my main concern is gone.


> Going through the ethtool operations, I think that it should be
> possible to implement a few of them, including ETHTOOL_GREGS,
> ETHTOOL_GEEPROM, ETHTOOL_SEEPROM, ETHTOOL_NWAY_RST and ETHTOOL_GPERMADDR.
> Do you think these should be done?

I've not got much use for those, but maybe the netdev folk would
care. That's probably not enough to hold up any merge.

- Dave


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