[RFC PATCH v2 linux-next] et131x: Promote staging et131x driver to drivers/net

Mark Einon mark.einon at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 11:31:16 UTC 2013


On 23 January 2013 10:31, Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter at oracle.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 10:10:58AM +0000, Mark Einon wrote:
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/agere/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/agere/Kconfig
>> new file mode 100644
>> index 0000000..6854966
>> --- /dev/null
>> +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/agere/Kconfig
>> @@ -0,0 +1,32 @@
>> +#
>> +# Agere device configuration
>> +#
>> +
>> +config NET_VENDOR_AGERE
>> +       bool "Agere devices"
>> +       default y
>> +       depends on PCI
>> +       ---help---
>> +         If you have a network (Ethernet) card belonging to this class, say Y
>> +         and read the Ethernet-HOWTO, available from
>> +         <http://www.tldp.org/docs.html#howto>.
>> +
>> +         Note that the answer to this question doesn't directly affect the
>> +         kernel: saying N will just cause the configurator to skip all
>> +         the questions about Atheros devices. If you say Y, you will be asked
>                                 ^^^^^^^
> Agere?

Well spotted, thanks. I'll fix it asap.

>
>> +         for your specific card in the following questions.
>> +
>
> I think you should just leave this block out entirely.  It doesn't
> save time for anyone.

It looks to be standard boilerplate for all the net/ethernet drivers
having their own directory. I'm going to leave it in for now.
If that's an issue that needs a change, it would also affect the other
drivers and I think should be tackled as a separate thing.

Cheers,

Mark



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