fwe -> fwip in GENERIC?
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Mon Oct 17 12:51:31 PDT 2005
On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 05:58:38PM -0700, Cai, Quanqing wrote:
> Hi guys,
> When I was fixing bug kern/82727:
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=kern/82727, I found we use
> fwe(Ethernet over FireWire) in GENERIC kernel, not fwip(IP over FireWire).
> But we all know that IP over FireWire is more widely used on other OSes, and
> now this bug is fixed, do we need change fwe to fwip?
> I talked it with Tai-hwa Liang, he agrees with me. But he suggests me to
> post here for more advices, since there might be some considerations such
> like backward compatibility or code size that makes re@ made this decision.
> Please give you advice or opinion.
Are they incompatable? If no, just add fwip. If so, can that be fixed?
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