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Date:	Tue, 23 Oct 2007 14:48:57 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	jeff@...zik.org
Cc:	auke-jan.h.kok@...el.com, ajax@...hat.com,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add eeprom_bad_csum_allow module option to e1000.

From: Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2007 16:40:01 -0400

> Sorry, I disagree.  Just as with e100, if there is a clear way the user 
> can recover their setup -- and Adam says his was effective -- I don't 
> see why we should be denying users the ability to use their own hardware.

I'd like to second these sentiments.

Just because you can come up with cases where using a wrong
eeprom would fail, does not mean the facility should not be
provided at all.
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