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Date:	Fri, 27 Apr 2007 08:03:56 -0500
From:	Steve Wise <swise@...ngridcomputing.com>
To:	Roland Dreier <rdreier@...co.com>
Cc:	jeff@...zik.org, divy@...lsio.com, general@...ts.openfabrics.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.22 5/5] iw_cxgb3: Update required firmware revision
	to 4.0.0.

On Thu, 2007-04-26 at 20:12 -0700, Roland Dreier wrote:
>  > Update required firmware revision to 4.0.0.
> 
> Hmm... should we fold this into the earlier patch, which actually
> needs this new FW?  Or at least merge this patch first?
> 

I separated it only because cxgb3 is maintained by Jeff.  Feel free to
make it one commit.  That is the proper way IMO. But I didn't know what
SOP was for changes that hit different maintainers but are prerequisites
of each other...


> Also, is it cool with everyone to require a new FW, even for users who
> might not be using (or even building) the RDMA driver?  I'm not sure
> what a good solution would be really, so maybe the pain of forcing
> everyone to update FW is the least bad thing to do.
>  - R.

I was asked to package the firmware version change along with my rdma
changes by Divy since they didn't have any other cxgb3 changes right
now.  I believe Chelsio wants folks on this new firmware asap.


Steve.





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