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Re: [Fwd: kernel 2.4.21]

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Fwd: kernel 2.4.21]
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2003 11:07:37 -0400
Cc: Cedric Gavage <cedric.gavage@xxxxxxxxxxx>, alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 07:32:40AM -0700, David S. Miller wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2003 09:39:11 +0200
> Cedric Gavage <cedric.gavage@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > David S. Miller wrote:
> > > On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 13:40:37 +0200
> > > Cedric Gavage <cedric.gavage@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > >>Ok, now it's e100 driver, I will wait some hours to see if we have again 
> > >>problems, thanks for your help.
> > > 
> > > Any problems yet?
> > 
> > It's ok now... I was waiting some hours (days) to see if it was really ok ;)
> > 
> > Thanks for your help.
> 
> No problem.
> 
> Alan and Jeff, please note, executive summary:
> 
> 1) 'eepro100' driver in 2.4.x + high end EFNET IRC server == crashes
> 2) same as #1 using 'e100' driver == works

My Official Story(tm) is currently

* use e100
* unless you really really want to use eepro100

eepro100 in the kernel tree is essentially unmaintained.  One of the
big reasons I merged e100 is that it has an active maintainer with
full access to docs.

        Jeff




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