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Date:	Thu, 31 Jul 2008 11:54:24 +0100
From:	David Woodhouse <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [patch 3/4] Configure out ethtool support

On Thu, 2008-07-31 at 03:49 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Ben Hutchings <>
> Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 11:40:05 +0100
> > You also need to conditionalise dev_disable_lro().
> That can only be done once the CONFIG_ETHTOOL select statement
> is added for CONFIG_INET.
> Which basically makes this CONFIG_ETHTOOL thing completely pointless.

Other potential approaches include not enabling LRO by default if 
!CONFIG_ETHTOOL. Or having the driver(s) which _do_ enable LRO by
default 'select ETHTOOL'.


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