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Date:	Wed, 29 Nov 2006 15:26:19 -0800
From:	Andrew Morton <akpm@...l.org>
To:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, tulip-users@...ts.sourceforge.net,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>,
	Valerie Henson <val_henson@...ux.intel.com>
Subject: Re: 2.6.19-rc6-mm2: uli526x only works after reload

On Thu, 30 Nov 2006 00:08:21 +0100
"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl> wrote:

> On Wednesday, 29 November 2006 22:31, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > On Wednesday, 29 November 2006 22:30, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > On Wed, 29 Nov 2006 21:08:00 +0100
> > > "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl> wrote:
> > > 
> > > > On Wednesday, 29 November 2006 20:54, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > > > > On Tuesday, 28 November 2006 11:02, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Temporarily at
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > http://userweb.kernel.org/~akpm/2.6.19-rc6-mm2/
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > Will appear eventually at
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6/2.6.19-rc6/2.6.19-rc6-mm2/
> > > > > 
> > > > > A minor issue: on one of my (x86-64) test boxes the uli526x driver doesn't
> > > > > work when it's first loaded.  I have to rmmod and modprobe it to make it work.
> > > 
> > > That isn't a minor issue.
> > > 
> > > > > It worked just fine on -mm1, so something must have happened to it recently.
> > > > 
> > > > Sorry, I was wrong.  The driver doesn't work at all, even after reload.
> > > > 
> > > 
> > > tulip-dmfe-carrier-detection-fix.patch was added in rc6-mm2.  But you're
> > > not using that (corrent?)
> > > 
> > > git-netdev-all changes drivers/net/tulip/de2104x.c, but you're not using
> > > that either.
> > > 
> > > git-powerpc(!) alters drivers/net/tulip/de4x5.c, but you're not using that.
> > > 
> > > Beats me, sorry.  Perhaps it's due to changes in networking core.  It's
> > > presumably a showstopper for statically-linked-uli526x users.  If you could
> > > bisect it, please?  I'd start with git-netdev-all, then tulip-*.
> > 
> > OK, but it'll take some time.
> 
> OK, done.
> 
> It's one of these (the first one alone doesn't compile):
> 
> git-netdev-all.patch
> git-netdev-all-fixup.patch
> libphy-dont-do-that.patch

Are you able to eliminate libphy-dont-do-that.patch?

> Is a broken-out version of git-netdev-all.patch available from somewhere?

Nope, and my few fumbling attempts to generate the sort of patch series
which you want didn't work out too well.  One has to downgrade to
git-bisect :(

What does "doesn't work" mean, btw?

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