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Re: ITP: Intel e1000 gigabit NIC driver kernel module



On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 06:23:31AM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> >I realise we're talking about a package with a limited lifespan, but
> >consider that the standard kernel for woody was still 2.2 with the option
> >of 2.4.  I think it's safe to suggest that sarge will not be using 2.6 or
> >3.0 or whatever they wind up calling it as its primary kernel.
> 
> Maybe not, but it ought to be using the latest 2.4 kernel, which will
> have the intel driver in it by the time sarge is released. Given the
> choice between choosing a kernel with the driver included as opposed to
> an older kernel without the driver and a hideous (difficult for users)
> module package, I'd suggest choosing the kernel with the driver
> included.

Certainly agreed.  I was not aware that the driver had become part of
2.4.20pre.  Knowing that, I affirm the statement that e1000-source is not
likely needed at this point.

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