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Date:	Mon, 01 Aug 2011 23:21:20 -0400
From:	Jeff Garzik <>
To:	Ben Hutchings <>
CC:	Jeff Kirsher <>,,,,,
	Realtek linux nic maintainers <>,
	Francois Romieu <>,
	Donald Becker <>
Subject: Re: [net-next v2 28/71] 8139*/atp/r8169/sc92031: Move the Realtek

On 08/01/2011 08:24 PM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-07-30 at 20:26 -0700, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
>> Move the Realtek drivers into drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/ and make
>> the necessary Kconfig and Makefile changes.
> [...]
> Does it really make sense to move the pci-skeleton driver?  Although it
> includes hardware access specific to RTL8139 chips, that's not really
> the point of it.

Indeed.  pci-skeleton was simply intended to illustrate a clean driver 
for a simple DMA-driven NIC.

Honestly, it's so outdated now that deletion would be a better course.


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