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SubjectRe: [patch 097/101] revert "drivers/net/tulip/dmfe: support basic carrier detection"
On Wed, 07 Mar 2007 09:12:12 -0800
Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:

>
> From: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
>
> Revert 7628b0a8c01a02966d2228bdf741ddedb128e8f8. Thomas Bachler
> reports:
>
> Commit 7628b0a8c01a02966d2228bdf741ddedb128e8f8 (drivers/net/tulip/dmfe:
> support basic carrier detection) breaks networking on my Davicom DM9009.
> ethtool always reports there is no link. tcpdump shows incoming packets,
> but TX is disabled. Reverting the above patch fixes the problem.
>

Carrier detection support is important and should be fixed rather than removed.

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Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>
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