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Re: [PATCH] Staging: octeon-ethernet: Convert to use net_device_ops.

To: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Staging: octeon-ethernet: Convert to use net_device_ops.
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 22:25:59 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, gregkh@suse.de
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On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 11:34:08AM -0700, David Daney wrote:

> Convert the driver to use net_device_ops as it is now mandatory.
> 
> Also compensate for the removal of struct sk_buff's dst field.
> 
> The changes are mostly mechanical, the content of ethernet-common.c
> was moved to ethernet.c and ethernet-common.{c,h} are removed.
> 
> Signed-off-by: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
> ---
> 
> Although it is a staging driver, we may want to merge it via Ralf's
> tree as Octeon is a MIPS SOC.

Yes, this way it'll receive most testing.

Greg, I assume you're ok with me merging this patch to Linus so I've
commited it into the linux-mips.org repository.

  Ralf

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