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Re: RTL8139 Cardbus
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: RTL8139 Cardbus
- From: David Given <dg_(_at_)_cowlark_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: 04 Jul 2002 19:35:41 +0100
On Thu, 2002-07-04 at 12:00, tedu wrote:
> You're on your own, but I'll give you some hints.
> contains all the files changed. Search through for RealTek. I then use
> the cvsweb interface to look at the other changes since 3.0 to make sure
> nothing sounds dangerous. Update those few files in your src tree and
> recompile. Some files, like GENERIC, you'll need to hand patch, since
> the other drivers added will cause trouble if they aren't in your source
> tree too. I've had good luck with that procedure, on the few occasions
> I wanted a newer driver, but don't complain if it doesn't work for you.
> No warranty! :)
Oo, thank-you. That will save me a lot of time. I shall report back.
If by some miracle I get it all working, is this the kind of thing that
warrants a patch sent somewhere for consideration of inclusion into the
3.0 kernel as a known working driver, or is the kernel now considered
frozen and only bigfixes are accepted?
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