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Date:	Tue, 09 Sep 2008 02:32:12 -0400
From:	Chris Snook <csnook@...hat.com>
To:	jeff@...zik.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	atl2-test@...ts.sourceforge.net
CC:	jcliburn@...il.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/4] atlx: add atl2 support

Chris Snook wrote:
> This patchset adds support for atl2 hardware to the atlx codebase.  It is
> functionally very similar to the out-of-tree 2.0.4 version that many distros
> have been shipping for a few months, though it adds a fix from Atheros to fix
> the problem of device resets under heavy bidirectional load.
> 
> The code needs a lot of janitorial work, and there's a lot of low-hanging fruit
> for merging similar atl1 code into the shared atlx code, but I think that work
> will go much faster once this is in-tree.  The driver is known to work well for
> laptop and desktop use.  The only major bugs are device initialization problems
> that manifest themselves immediately and obviously (the NIC doesn't work) with
> certain motherboards.
> 
> Please consider this for the 2.6.28 merge window.
> 
> -- Chris

Forgot to mention, this has been tested with no problems on an EeePC 701 
with the 2.6.26 kernel.  Some x86_64 and SMP testing would be nice, but 
this is based heavily on the atl1 code, which works fine with x86_64 and 
SMP.

-- Chris
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