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Date:	Tue, 27 Feb 2007 12:02:43 +0100
From:	Pascal GREGIS <pgs@...erway.com>
To:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: need some help on a backport of r8169

Francois Romieu a écrit, le Tue 27 Feb 2007 à 12:48:31AM :
> Pascal GREGIS <pgs@...erway.com> :
> [...]
> > Could anyone take a look at my patch and tell me what is missing,
> 
> - It lacks the adequate registers init sequence for a 8168 for instance.
> - Fix went in between 2.6.11 and 2.6.12.
Where is this init sequence in the driver? I searched in the code and didn't find something that could satisfy, then I took the 2.6.12.3 r8169.c, put it in the 2.6.11.11 source tree, applied my patch, changed synchronize_sched(); to synchronize_kernel(); because the symbol was unknown and then I could turn eth1 on and assign it an ip address but the rx and tx count never grew and when I turned eth0 down (a 8139 card) eth1 didn't reply to ping anymore.
 
> 
> There are 59 r8169 related patches between 2.6.12 and current. Only a few
> of those break the API. I'll give it a try tomorrow evening.
Hmm... you wrote this mail at 00 h 48 this morning, what did you mean by tomorrow evening?


Merci

Pascal
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