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RE: Ethernet bridging on 2.6.12-rc3 (PMC-sierra patched)

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: RE: Ethernet bridging on 2.6.12-rc3 (PMC-sierra patched)
From: Raj Palani <Rajesh_Palani@pmc-sierra.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2006 10:07:59 -0700
Cc: Roman Mashak <mrv@corecom.co.kr>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
Original-recipient: rfc822;linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Hi Ralf,

> Unless my memory is wrong Seqoia and Yosemite have the same 
> ethernet controller, so why two drivers?

They have similar, but not the same ethernet controller and they are different 
enough to qualify having separate drivers.  We found that maintaining both of 
them with #ifdef's all over the code, was simply not the right way to go about.

-Raj

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