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Date:	Tue, 6 May 2014 05:14:12 +0200
From:	Andi Kleen <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 09/24] net, diet: Make ethtool optional

On Mon, May 05, 2014 at 11:11:40PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> From: Andi Kleen <>
> Date: Mon,  5 May 2014 15:25:58 -0700
> > Small embedded systems don't need ethtool, so make it optional.
> You can't do anything non-trivial with an ethernet device without
> ethtool.

You can configure the IP address and transmit and receive packets,
and that is all a small embedded system is ever interested in.

Remember these systems don't have a shell, they just run a 
single application that only does one thing.

-- -- Speaking for myself only.
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