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Date:	Fri, 26 Dec 2008 16:52:51 -0500
From:	Dave Jones <>
Subject: [PATCH] Allow dependancies of FDDI & Tokenring to be modular.

I noticed it isn't possible to build token ring & fddi drivers
without causing LLC, and a bunch of other things to be forced
built-in.  For distro kernels, this means carrying a chunk of
code in the vmlinuz, even if the user doesn't use those protocols.

Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <>

I don't have any hardware for either of these, so I'm unable to test
if it actually works or not, but seeing as the bits in net/ all have
module_init's, it seems they were meant to be allowed to be built this way.

--- linux-2.6.28.noarch/drivers/net/Kconfig~	2008-12-25 23:28:55.000000000 -0500
+++ linux-2.6.28.noarch/drivers/net/Kconfig	2008-12-25 23:29:09.000000000 -0500
@@ -2637,7 +2637,7 @@ config RIONET_RX_SIZE
 	default "128"
 config FDDI
-	bool "FDDI driver support"
+	tristate "FDDI driver support"
 	depends on (PCI || EISA || TC)
 	  Fiber Distributed Data Interface is a high speed local area network
--- linux-2.6.28.noarch/drivers/net/tokenring/Kconfig~	2008-12-25 23:54:29.000000000 -0500
+++ linux-2.6.28.noarch/drivers/net/tokenring/Kconfig	2008-12-25 23:54:34.000000000 -0500
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
 # So far, we only have PCI, ISA, and MCA token ring devices
 menuconfig TR
-	bool "Token Ring driver support"
+	tristate "Token Ring driver support"
 	depends on NETDEVICES && !UML
 	depends on (PCI || ISA || MCA || CCW)
 	select LLC

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