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Date:   Tue, 21 Jul 2020 09:45:35 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Edward Cree <>
Cc:     <>, <>,
        kernel test robot <>, <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 04/16] sfc_ef100: skeleton EF100 PF driver

On Tue, 21 Jul 2020 15:48:00 +0100 Edward Cree wrote:
> Aaaaargh; does anyone have any bright ideas?

No bright ideas. Why do you want the driver to be modular in the first
place? This is a high performance adapter, not a embedded system. Does
this ~1MB of memory use really matter? Folks who care can rebuild their
kernel and disable the device support with a boolean flag.

Maybe I'm wrong, but I've never seen a reason to break up vendor drivers
for high performance NICs into multiple modules.

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