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Date:	Thu, 23 Aug 2007 09:44:30 -0700
From:	Stephen Hemminger <>
To:	David Miller <>
	Adrian Bunk <>
Subject: [PATCH] shaper: mark for removal

Subject: shaper: mark for removal

This driver has been marked obsolete for a long time and
is superseded by traffic schedulers.

Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <>

--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt	2007-08-23 09:36:24.000000000 -0700
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt	2007-08-23 09:43:24.000000000 -0700
@@ -290,3 +290,12 @@ Why:	All mthca hardware also supports MS
 Who:	Roland Dreier <>
+What:	shaper network driver
+When:	January 2008
+Files:	drivers/net/shaper.c, include/linux/if_shaper.h
+Why:	This driver has been marked obsolete for many years.
+	It was only designed to work on lower speed links and has design
+	flaws that lead to machine crashes. The qdisc infrastructure in
+	2.4 or later kernels, provides richer features and is more robust.
+Who:	Stephen Hemminger <>
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