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Re: [9/9][PATCH 2.6] Restructure reset code

To: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>, Andrew Morton <akpm@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [9/9][PATCH 2.6] Restructure reset code
From: Roger Luethi <rl@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 12:03:26 +0200
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On Wed, 02 Jun 2004 15:43:28 -0400, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Roger Luethi wrote:
> >Restructure code to make it easier to maintain.
> Rejected, two reasons:
> 1) dev->dev_addr[] should be loaded from eeprom only once, at probe 
> time, not once for each hw init.  [this value should be written to the 
> chip's MAC address registers upon each dev->open() call]
> 2) Your "Note:" worries me...  why not deal with this now?  :)

I addressed your concerns in my June 2 reply, but the patch didn't
get merged. Meanwhile, I am maintaining a growing queue of via-rhine
patches that need review and wider testing -- what is missing to move
forward in -mm?


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