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Date:	Fri, 16 Mar 2012 20:57:07 +0000
From:	Ben Hutchings <>
To:	<>
CC:	<>, <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 4/4] ath9k:  Support ethtool getstats api.

On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 20:53 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 12:59 -0700, wrote:
> > From: Ben Greear <>
> > 
> > This returns many of the values that formerly could
> > only be obtained from debugfs.  This should be an
> > improvement when trying to access these counters
> > programatically.  Currently this support is only
> > enabled when DEBUGFS is enabled because otherwise
> > these stats are not accumulated.
> [...]
> Given that ethtool (unlike debugfs) is itself an unconditional feature,
> why not make this unconditional?  Is it expensive to accumulate the
> stats?
> Please at least fix the name.
                         ^ config option

Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
Not speaking for my employer; that's the marketing department's job.
They asked us to note that Solarflare product names are trademarked.

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