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Re: [PATCH] RFC: fix ethernet device initialization

To: Linux Knernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] RFC: fix ethernet device initialization
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2001 16:23:34 -0500
Cc: Andrew Morton <andrewm@xxxxxxxxxx>, Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Organization: MandrakeSoft
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Oh, it should be noted that since this is intended as a stable 2.4
series change.  The patch does not change any existing APIs, only adds a
function.  Existing 2.4 drivers are free to continue using
init_etherdev...  This bug, which I fix, isn't causing oops AFAIK, just
exporting ugliness to user space etc.
Jeff Garzik       | "You see, in this world there's two kinds of
Building 1024     |  people, my friend: Those with loaded guns
MandrakeSoft      |  and those who dig. You dig."  --Blondie

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