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Date:	Tue, 5 Jun 2007 12:56:27 -0500
From:	Milton Miller <miltonm@....com>
To:	"Kok, Auke" <auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com>
Cc:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>, Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@...ox.com>,
	e1000-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net, David Acker <dacker@...net.com>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Jesse Brandeburg <jesse.brandeburg@...el.com>,
	Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@...el.com>,
	Scott Feldman <sfeldma@...ox.com>,
	John Ronciak <john.ronciak@...el.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix e100 rx path on ARM (was [PATCH] e100 rx: or s and el bits)


On Jun 5, 2007, at 12:43 PM, Kok, Auke wrote:

> Jeff Garzik wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 10:27:19AM -0700, Kok, Auke wrote:
>>> We need to make sure that now that we're getting closer to 2.6.22 we 
>>> don't end up killing e100 in it. Should we drop the current fixes in 
>>> it to be on the safe side and aim for 2.6.23? I would hate to see an 
>>> untested codepath breaking e100 on something like ppc or mips... 
>>> that will be very painful
>> I certainly agree with this assessment...
>> I've been wondering if, based on all this recent work, we should 
>> revert
>> the s-bit stuff and wait for 2.6.23.
>
> Yes, that's my point. If Milton and David agree I think we should do 
> so immediately.

We definitely need something other than what is in now.


> If so, do you want me to write a revert-patch or do you have some 
> magic to do that for me?
>

The simple git revert won't work because there have been other changes 
(ioread for instance) that conflict.

milton

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