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

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Staging: octeon-ethernet: Convert to use net_device_ops.
From: Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 14:32:57 -0700
Cc: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 10:25:59PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> 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.

No objection from me at all.

thanks,

greg k-h

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