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SubjectRe: [bug?] tg3: Failed to load firmware "tigon/tg3_tso.bin"
On Mon, 07 Jul 2008 14:57:56 -0400
Jeff Garzik <> wrote:

> Alan Cox wrote:
> >> When the firmware travels with the module, as it does today in tg3, bnx2
> >> and others, is the most reliable system available. The simplest, the
> >> least amount of "parts", the easiest to upgrade, the best method to
> >> guarantee driver/firmware version matches. It works wonderfully today.
> >>
> >> Is it difficult to see why someone might want to keep the same attributes?
> >
> > No I can see that, should be a simple matter of sending David patches.
> Isn't it David's obligation not to remove a highly reliable, working system?

I don't see why it should be David's job to add every conceivable feature
to the code. And this is the pot calling the kettle black. You badly
broke Marvell PATA support by setting the Marvell SATA devices to AHCI. I
note you've still not fixed that after some months.


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