New driver coming soon.

Christian Brueffer brueffer at
Thu May 31 18:22:36 UTC 2007

On Wed, May 30, 2007 at 05:51:35PM -0700, Jack Vogel wrote:
> I wanted to let everyone know that I will soon have a
> new 10G driver to add to the tree. It is a PCI Express
> MSI/X adapter, I would like to call this driver 'ix' rather
> than follow Linux who are calling it 'ixgbe'. It is not
> backwardly compatible with ixgb.   Any objections
> to the name? It would be nice to get this in before
> 7 becomes a RELEASE, what time frame do I
> have for that?

Hi Jack,

will the new driver support the hardware that ixgb(4) currently supports,
e.g. will it replace ixgb(4)?  If yes, I'd like the name ixgb to stay.

- Christian

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