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Re: [stable] [BK PATCHES] 2.6.x net driver oops fixes

To: Chris Wright <chrisw@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [stable] [BK PATCHES] 2.6.x net driver oops fixes
From: Daniele Venzano <webvenza@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 11 Mar 2005 20:29:50 +0100
Cc: stable@xxxxxxxxxx, Linux Kernel <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>, Netdev <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 10/mar/05, at 22:39, Chris Wright wrote:

* Jeff Garzik (jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
Chris Wright wrote:
* Jeff Garzik (jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:


This will update the following files:

drivers/net/sis900.c | 41 +++++++++++++++++++++--------------------
drivers/net/via-rhine.c | 3 +++


The via-rhine fix is already in the stable queue. But the sis900 oops
fix does not apply to the stable tree. It relies on a few intermediate
patches. Appears to still be an issue for the older version which is in
2.6.11. Here's a stab at a backport. Would you like to review/validate
or drop this one?

The backport looks correct to me, though it would be nice to get a via-rhine owner to ACK the patch before it goes in...

OK, thanks. ITYM sis900 maintainer, is that still Ollie Lho as listed in
MAINTAINERS (that's looking old)?

I have been acting maintainer for more than a year now, and I'm completely fine with the patch.


A lot of time ago (2.6.6) I proposed a patch to update MAINTAINERS, but Jeff said he wanted to wait some time. I don't know if such change is now possible/wanted.
AFAIK Ollie's email address bounces.


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