Re: [patch] 2.5.41: mii breakage in xircom_tulip_cb

From: Felipe W Damasio (
Date: Tue Oct 08 2002 - 07:04:18 EST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stig Brautaset" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, October 07, 2002 7:07 PM
Subject: [patch] 2.5.41: mii breakage in xircom_tulip_cb

> In 2.5.41 (and .40, at least) the mii-capabilities is not there, I have
> not tested earlier development kernels. The changes between the driver
> in 2.4.19 and 2.5.41 are miniscule, so I was able to make mii work
> again (this is my first attempt at kernel hacking; don't laugh :). It's
> most definately _not_ the correct fix, it is just a revert from 2.4.19
> that makes mii work for me again in 2.5.

   Isn't this (or shouldn't this) be supported by the 2.4 version of the
"generic_mii_ioctl"? Jeff?

   Since this is a rather new function (in since 2.5.40) the fix is valid,
though the net drivers should use this function (I'll look into this).


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