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

To: Greg KH <>, David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/7] Staging: Octeon-ethernet driver.
From: Florian Fainelli <>
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2009 09:49:52 +0200
Cc: David Daney <>,, Ralf Baechle <>, linux-mips <>
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Le Thursday 04 June 2009 01:54:28 Greg KH, vous avez écrit :
> 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.
> Ok, as Ralf doesn't seem to have responded to my previous query, I'll
> just merge the last driver, and mark it CONFIG_BROKEN which you can turn
> off when the infrastructure portions go in.
> Sound reasonable?

Cannot we get this driver merged via David Miller's tree instead ? It has been 
rock solid here and does not seem too ugly for a net-next-2.6 inclusion imho.
Best regards, Florian Fainelli
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