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Date:	Mon, 02 Jul 2007 18:44:52 -0700
From:	"Kok, Auke" <auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com>
To:	Jason Lunz <lunz@...lexsecurity.com>
Cc:	Rick Jones <rick.jones2@...com>,
	"Williams\, Mitch A" <mitch.a.williams@...el.com>,
	Mark McLoughlin <markmc@...hat.com>,
	"Kok\, Auke-jan H" <auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com>,
	e1000-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
Subject: Re: [E1000-devel] e1000: backport ich9 support from 7.5.5 ?

Jason Lunz wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 02, 2007 at 05:10:48PM -0700, Rick Jones wrote:
>> Rambling a bit, and recognizing that "e1000new" was probably just a 
>> strawman name, but I suspect that a _very_ different name for the new 
>> driver would be a good thing, rather than a varition on the e1000 theme. 
> 
> I rather liked the "e1000e" name suggested by Christoph Hellwig. That
> may not be different enough for you, though. Anything but "e1000new";
> it won't be new forever.

hehe, yes, true. And the e1000new was just a placeholder. e1000e seems much more 
attractive for me, especially if we end up splitting the driver at the pci/pci-e 
boundary (like ixgb and ixgbe are).

Auke


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