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Re: [PATCH] net: meth: Add set_rx_mode hook to fix ICMPv6 neighbor disco

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Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: meth: Add set_rx_mode hook to fix ICMPv6 neighbor discovery
From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Date: Sun, 18 Dec 2011 00:19:25 -0500 (EST)
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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From: Joshua Kinard <kumba@gentoo.org>
Date: Sat, 17 Dec 2011 23:37:01 -0500

> MACE Ethernet only ever appears on the SGI O2 systems.

That has no bearing on my feedback, we simply do not put non-portable
code like this into the tree at this point.

Just because this driver has been maintained in an non-portable manner
up to this point, doesn't mean we continue doing that.


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