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Date:	Tue, 27 Nov 2007 18:01:20 -0800
From:	Rick Jones <>
To:	Adrian Bunk <>
CC:	Dave Jones <>,
	Stephen Hemminger <>,
	Rusty Russell <>,
	Roland Dreier <>, Andi Kleen <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH RFC] [1/9] Core module symbol namespaces code and intro.

Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 01:15:23PM -0800, Rick Jones wrote:
>>>The real problem is that these drivers are not in the upstream kernel.
>>>Are there common reasons why these drivers are not upstream?
>>One might be that upstream has not accepted them.  Anything doing or 
>>smelling of TOE comes to mind right away.
> Which modules doing or smelling of TOE do work with unmodified vendor 
> kernels?

At the very real risk of further demonstrating my Linux vocabulary 
limitations, I believe there is a "Linux Sockets Acceleration" 
module/whatnot for NetXen and related 10G NICs, and a cxgb3_toe (?) 
module for Chelsio 10G NICs.

rick jones
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