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Bug 52316

Summary: please integrate Donald becker's latest tulip drivers
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Stig Hackvan <stig-redhat-bugzilla>
Component: kernelAssignee: Arjan van de Ven <arjanv>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Brock Organ <borgan>
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Stig Hackvan 2001-08-22 14:01:47 EDT
built-in ethernet on compaq notebooks (conexant miniPCI 10/100 ethernet)
is currently unsupported....even though donald becker wrote the code to do
it.  (compiles against 2.2 kernels)

> > > > so, don't suppose you care to venture a guess as to how long it'll 
take
> > > > ACPI and ftp://www.scyld.com/pub/network/test/tulip.c to make it 
into
> > > > the standard kernel?
> > >
> > > Donald's drivers are up to Donald. He chose to not submit ANYTHING to
> > > mainstream kernels long ago, and as a result to that, other people 
have
> > > started to maintain the drivers instead.
> >
> > so, who merges this stuff, then?  I "want" Linux to work on my 
notebook.  I
> > have Red Hat 7.1 deluxe workstation and mandrake 8.0 basic and SuSE 7.1
> > professional...plus a whole stack of earlier distributions...
> >
> > the network code is written, but best merged by whoever did the last
> > merge...