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Date:	Thu, 4 Sep 2008 11:58:18 +0200
From:	"Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@...k.pl>
To:	Jeff Garzik <jeff@...zik.org>, akpm@...ux-foundation.org
Cc:	Ayaz Abdulla <aabdulla@...dia.com>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	torvalds@...ux-foundation.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
	tomasw@...il.com, yi.zhu@...el.com, linville@...driver.com
Subject: Re: [GIT]: Networking

On Thursday, 4 of September 2008, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > On Thursday, 4 of September 2008, David Miller wrote:
> >> From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>
> >> Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 16:24:16 -0700 (PDT)
> >>
> >>> On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >>>> What's so hard to understand about this?
> >>> Here's a simple rule of thumb:
> >>>  - if it's not on the regression list
> >>>  - if it's not a reported security hole
> >>>  - if it's not on the reported oopses list
> >>> then why are people sending it to me?
> >>>
> >>> IOW, if it's just another random improvement, and you send it to me 
> >>> outside of the merge window, then what is the point of the merge window? 
> >> This is exactly what I've been trying to tell the Intel wireless folks
> >> but they refuse to listen.
> >>
> >> I just won't take their stuff until they get their act in gear.
> >>
> >> No problem.
> > 
> > BTW, there are two regression fixes for forcedeth:
> > 
> > http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=121894389018584&w=4
> > http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=121917167232014&w=4
> > 
> > that fix the regressions tracked as:
> > 
> > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11358
> > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11361
> > 
> > respectively and both are more than 2 weeks old now.
> > 
> > Is there any chance to push them upstream or is there anything wrong with them?
> 
> Your patch is fine.  Since DaveM and I are gone this weekend, feel free 
> to add "acked-by: jgarzik@...hat" and forward upstream to Linus and Andrew.

OK, thanks.

Andrew, this patch is currently in -mm as forcedeth-fix-kexec-regression.patch
Could you please add the Jeff's ACK to it and push it to Linus?

> I thought there was some discussion about Yinghai Lu's MAC addr patch, 
> though.

I see.

> I'll look into it Monday, but maybe Ayaz (maintainer @ nv) could ack it
> sooner than that?

OK, thanks a lot!

Rafael
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