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Re: modular net drivers

To: Richard Gooch <rgooch@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: modular net drivers
From: Philipp Rumpf <prumpf@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2000 09:10:48 -0700
Cc: Andrew Morton <andrewm@xxxxxxxxxx>, Rusty Russell <rusty@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Keith Owens <kaos@xxxxxxxxxx>, Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx" <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Sat, Jun 24, 2000 at 10:03:08AM -0600, Richard Gooch wrote:
> But you could use it to launch the kernel threads, right?

I don't see how.

> 
> > > Just move it from the i386 tree to the generic tree.
> > 
> > It's been generic for some time.
> 
> I only see it in the i386 and alpha arch trees. It may not be i386
> specific anymore, but it isn't generic :-)

ia64 and mips64 seem to have it as well.  That leaves sparc which I
guess just hasn't been merged.

        Philipp Rumpf

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