Re: [PATCH v2] net/r8169: update the new parser for the newfirmware

From: Ben Hutchings
Date: Fri Jun 17 2011 - 10:51:33 EST

On Fri, 2011-06-17 at 14:53 +0200, Francois Romieu wrote:
> Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> :
> [...]
> > I thought the idea of embedding a version here was to be able to report
> > in in get_drvinfo, not to print it on load.
> Reporting the version for the new firmware format through ethtool is
> currently hacked on.
> Do you want the load time version / format messages removed ?
> I think they can be of some use - at least temporarily - but I won't mind
> removing them now.

I don't care one way or the other. But it's more important to report
the version through get_drvinfo.


Ben Hutchings, Senior Software Engineer, Solarflare
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