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Re: [PATCH 0/7] Staging: Octeon-ethernet driver.

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/7] Staging: Octeon-ethernet driver.
From: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 09:26:48 -0700
Cc: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>, linux-mips <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 11:01:37AM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Tue, May 05, 2009 at 10:14:38PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> 
> > On Tue, May 05, 2009 at 05:32:04PM -0700, David Daney wrote:
> > > This patch set introduces the octeon-ethernet driver into the
> > > drivers/staging tree.  The Octeon is a mips64r2 base multi-core SOC
> > > family.
> > > 
> > > The first five patches are small tweaks to the existing octeon support
> > > that are required by the ethernet driver.  I would expect them to be
> > > merged via Ralf's linux-mips.org tree.
> > > 
> > > The last two are the driver, and would probably be merged via the
> > > drivers/staging tree.  However since they depend on the first five,
> > > they probably shouldn't be merged until those five are merged.
> > 
> > Ralf, if you want to take the 2 staging driver patches, that's fine with
> > me to make it easier.  Or if you want me to merge it, on the next merge
> > window, with the mips patches through my tree, I can do that as well.
> > 
> > Which ever is easier for you.
> 
> As per recent discussions I've queued the driver.  Will go to Linus as part
> of the next pull.

Great, thanks for doing this.

greg k-h

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