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Re: [PATCH 07/10] Alchemy: SMSC 9210 Ethernet support

To: Kevin Hickey <khickey@rmicorp.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 07/10] Alchemy: SMSC 9210 Ethernet support
From: Manuel Lauss <mano@roarinelk.homelinux.net>
Date: Sat, 7 Mar 2009 10:35:29 +0100
Cc: ralf@linux-mips.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Kevin Hickey <khickey@rmicorp.com>
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On Fri,  6 Mar 2009 10:20:06 -0600
Kevin Hickey <khickey@rmicorp.com> wrote:

> This patch adds support for the SMSC 9210 Ethernet chip, specialized for
> Alchemy platforms (including the DB1300).  The ethernet driver code was
> provided by SMSC; the platform shim by RMI.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Kevin Hickey <khickey@rmicorp.com>
> ---
>  drivers/net/Kconfig                     |    6 +
>  drivers/net/Makefile                    |    3 +
>  drivers/net/smsc9210/Makefile           |    9 +
>  drivers/net/smsc9210/ioctl_118.h        |  298 ++
>  drivers/net/smsc9210/platform_alchemy.c |   88 +
>  drivers/net/smsc9210/platform_alchemy.h |  117 +
>  drivers/net/smsc9210/smsc9210.h         |   23 +
>  drivers/net/smsc9210/smsc9210_main.c    | 7189 
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

What's wrong with the in-kernel smsc911x.c driver?  It can handle the
9210 just fine (we use it on an ARM board).

Best regards,
        Manuel Lauss

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