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Date:	Mon, 17 Sep 2007 21:33:04 +0200
From:	Jiri Slaby <>
To:	"Kok, Auke" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [-MM,	FIX V4] e1000e: incorporate napi_struct changes
 from net-2.6.24.git

On 09/17/2007 06:29 PM, Kok, Auke wrote:
> Jiri Slaby wrote:
>> On 12/23/-28158 08:59 PM, Auke Kok wrote:
>>> This incorporates the new napi_struct changes into e1000e. Included
>>> bugfix for ifdown hang from Krishna Kumar for e1000.
>>> Disabling polling is no longer needed at init time, so remove
>>> napi_disable() call from _probe().
>>> This also fixes an endless polling loop where the driver signalled
>>> "polling done" improperly back to the stack.
>>> Signed-off-by: Auke Kok <>

Tested-by: Jiri Slaby <>

>>> ---
>>>  drivers/net/e1000e/e1000.h  |    2 ++
>>>  drivers/net/e1000e/netdev.c |   40 ++++++++++++++++------------------------
>>>  2 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 24 deletions(-)
> I have no lockups here as well anymore, so I'm wondering if you accidentally used
> V3 of the patch.

And so am I, it works, I ported one change to e1000 (non-e) driver and missed
the return 0; removal. Fixed both of them now, so one of them caused it.

thanks a lot,
Jiri Slaby (
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University
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