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Re: Question about use of PMAD-AA ethernet adapter on Decstation

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Subject: Re: Question about use of PMAD-AA ethernet adapter on Decstation
From: Karsten Merker <karsten@excalibur.cologne.de>
Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2003 19:36:05 +0200
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On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 06:10:17PM +0200, Thiemo Seufer wrote:
> Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:

> > There is a patch that converts the stock driver
> > into one working for the PMAD-A (but it doesn't work for the others than)
> > and I'm told Debian uses thus modified code as a separate driver.  The
> > patch is based on work by Dave Airlie and is available here:
> > 'ftp://ftp.ds2.pg.gda.pl/pub/macro/drivers/pmad-a/patch-mips-2.4.20-pre6-20021222-declance-pmad-12.gz'
> >  
> > -- it applies cleanly to the current version of declance.c.
> 
> Debian calls this specific driver pmadaa.c. I looked only at declance.c,
> which seems to be the same as te linux-mips CVS version.

The pmadaa.c in the Debian kernel is basically the original work of
Dave Airlie with just very slight adjustments to make it compile
with 2.4.19.

Regards,
Karsten
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