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Date:	Thu, 31 Jul 2008 11:54:24 +0100
From:	David Woodhouse <dwmw2@...radead.org>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	bhutchings@...arflare.com, thomas.petazzoni@...e-electrons.com,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-embedded@...r.kernel.org,
	michael@...e-electrons.com, mpm@...enic.com, jgarzik@...ox.com,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, akpm@...ux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [patch 3/4] Configure out ethtool support

On Thu, 2008-07-31 at 03:49 -0700, David Miller wrote:
> From: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@...arflare.com>
> 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'.

-- 
dwmw2

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