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

To: Manuel Lauss <mano@roarinelk.homelinux.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 07/10] Alchemy: SMSC 9210 Ethernet support
From: Kevin Hickey <khickey@rmicorp.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Mar 2009 13:06:05 -0600
Cc: ralf@linux-mips.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Sat, 2009-03-07 at 10:35 +0100, Manuel Lauss wrote:
> 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.

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

I was unaware that smsc911x.c could handle 9210.  I'll try it out
sometime and if it works then we can drop this one.

=Kevin
-- 
Kevin Hickey
Alchemy Solutions
RMI Corporation
khickey@rmicorp.com
P:  512.691.8044


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