cvs commit: src/sys/dev/e1000 LICENSE README e1000_80003es2lan.c e1000_80003es2lan.h e1000_82540.c e1000_82541.c e1000_82541.h e1000_82542.c e1000_82543.c e1000_82543.h e1000_82571.c e1000_82571.h e1000_82575.c e1000_82575.h e1000_api.c e1000_api

Robert Watson rwatson at
Thu Jul 31 17:12:07 UTC 2008

On Thu, 31 Jul 2008, Jack Vogel wrote:

> I mean ASAP, but was not defining "possible" :)  Without this change the igb 
> driver cannot be used static in the kernel so I've had a couple people say 
> it was important that it get into 7.1, that's the main thing I want make.
> I had no intention of putting it in today or something :)  As many users of 
> the driver that can give this a try would be appreciated.

Exactly the anwer I had hoped for, thanks!

Robert N M Watson
Computer Laboratory
University of Cambridge

> Jack
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 6:18 AM, Robert Watson <rwatson at> wrote:
>> On Wed, 30 Jul 2008, Jack F Vogel wrote:
>>>  SVN rev 181027 on 2008-07-30 21:56:53Z by jfv
>>>  Merge of the source for igb and em into dev/e1000, this
>>>  proved to be necessary to make the static drivers work
>>>  in EITHER/OR or BOTH configurations. Modules will still
>>>  build in sys/modules/igb or em as before.
>>>  This also updates the igb driver for support for the 82576
>>>  adapter, adds shared code fixes, and etc....
>>>  MFC after:  ASAP
>> These changes seem pretty big -- I hope your definition of "ASAP" differs
>> from mine when it comes to the MFC, as I would take ASAP to mean "almost
>> immediately".  We generally require a minimum delay of three days for mall
>> changes, and ideally several weeks for large ones, and this is almost always
>> a good idea as it's interesting how the world becomes more complicated once
>> there's widespread testing going on :-).
>> Robert N M Watson
>> Computer Laboratory
>> University of Cambridge

More information about the cvs-src mailing list