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Re: Preparing linux-2.6 2.6.18-1

On Sun, Sep 24, 2006 at 11:25:15AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> At a minumum, the patch for tg3 exists and is fully 
> functional: check with ldoolitt@recycle.lb.gov for the version against the 
> up-to-date kernel, and the corresponding loadable firmware files.  It works 

Comments from other had made me believe that this patch is not of enough
quality to be allowed in upstream, and we can't thus accept it either,
accordying to our current policy.

> fine on at least the numerous boards which don't need firmware; the previous 
> version worked on boards which do need firmware, and there's no substantial 
> change, so I trust the patch.

So, submit it upstream please.

> If the firmware-loading tg3 driver is present in the next kernel package
> version, I will believe that the kernel team is acting in good faith to try
> to satisfy the Social Contract.

And is it then acting in good faith too, while we know the d-i support for
loading those will not be present for etch ? 


Sven Luther

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