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Re: [PATCH] (4/25) sk98: change #define to typedef

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] (4/25) sk98: change #define to typedef
From: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 16:23:52 -0800
Cc: Mirko Lindner <mlindner@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>, Mirko Lindner <demon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, Ralph Roesler <rroesler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, 17 Nov 2004 15:01:34 +0000
Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Note that the kernel BSD sk driver was _not_ written by SysKonnect and 
> > only supports Genesis and Yukon1; linux supports Genesis (single and 
> > dual), Yukon1, Yukon Plus, Yukon EC, Yukon FE and Yukon2 (single and 
> > dual).
> 
> They have Yukon2 support for while - unlike Linux.
> 
> > The BSD sk driver supports substantially less functionality than 
> > the Linux driver. For example, there is no link failover capability in 
> > the sk driver;

Is it even possible to do link failover with existing Open Source tools?

Also the whole Remote Link Mangement (RLMT) stuff has no security so
if it is used over a hostile network look out.

I intrigued by the idea of  of porting FreeBSD driver to Linux. But this card
is already taking more time than I want to spend.

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