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Date:	Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:09:39 -0800
From:	"Luis R. Rodriguez" <>
To:	Tony Espy <>
Cc:	Ubuntu Kernel Team <>,
Subject: Re: Note: Atheros ethernet part of compat-wireless too

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 6:22 PM, Luis R. Rodriguez <> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 10:16 AM, Luis R. Rodriguez <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 9:26 AM, Tony Espy <> wrote:
>>> Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>>>> I wanted to let you know I threw in the Atheros ethernet drivers as
>>>> part of compat-wireless.
>>> Luis --
>>> Does this include support for the Atheros AR8152 PCI-E fast ethernet
>>> adapter?  Also, what's the lead time for this to land in a "stable" release?
>> Figured I'd give you the heads up that the AR8152 is not supported
>> upstream yet. I just got a tarball of the driver that supports this
>> and AR8151. Here's our current upstream support status table:
>> Driver Model-name             vendor:device    Type
>> atl1c  AR8131                 1969:1063        Gigabit Ethernet
>> atl1c  AR8132                 1969:1062        Fast Ethernet
>> atl1   L1                     1969:1048        Gigabit Ethernet
>> atl2   L2                     1969:2048        Fast Ethernet
>> atl1e  AR8121/AR8113/AR8114   1969:1026        Gigabit/Fast Ethernet(driver
>>                                               check one internal register to
>>                                               see if support gigabit)
>> atl1c  AR8151(v1.0)           1969:1073        Gigabit Ethernet(not support
>>                                               in kernel yet)
>> atl1c  AR8152(v1.1)           1969:2060        Fast Ethernet(not support
>>                                               in kernel yet)
>> atl1c  AR8152(v2.0)           1969:2062        Fast Ethernet(not support
>>                                               in kernel yet)
>> I just updated the PCI ID database accordingly. The driver patches for
>> atl1c might be easy, will take a quick look. FWIW the tarball I will
>> be looking at in a few moments is
> OK I got some patch now, will send an RFT.

This worked for me, so compat-wireless-2.6.34 should get AR8152 PCI-E
fast ethernet support as well, assuming of course my patch gets into

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