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

To: David Daney <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/7] Staging: Octeon-ethernet driver.
From: Greg KH <>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 22:14:38 -0700
Cc: Ralf Baechle <>, linux-mips <>
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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 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.


greg k-h

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