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From: "John W. Linville" <linville@tuxdriver.com>
To: Michael Buesch <mb@bu3sch.de>
Cc: Larry Finger <larry.finger@lwfinger.net>,
	Alexey Zaytsev <alexey.zaytsev@gmail.com>,
	Stefano Brivio <stefano.brivio@polimi.it>,
	Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@pobox.com>, Greg KH <greg@kroah.com>,
	Pekka Enberg <penberg@cs.helsinki.fi>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix the bcm43xx driver breakage in 2.6.24/25.
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 20:15:15 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080228011515.GH3078@tuxdriver.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200802272258.33888.mb@bu3sch.de>

On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 10:58:33PM +0100, Michael Buesch wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 February 2008 21:15:50 John W. Linville wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 09:26:34AM -0700, Larry Finger wrote:
> > 
> > > I have reviewed the above patches and tested them with what I believe to be 
> > > most combinations. Everything worked and corrected the unintended 
> > > consequence of breaking bcm43xx when b44 is included. I agree that these 
> > > patches belong in 2.6.25 and stable (2.6.24). Of course, the problem goes 
> > > away in 2.6.26.
> > 
> > I can't say I really like Alexey's patches, but I guess they are OK.
> > I think I like the "b43_pci_bridge as a module" option a little better,
> > but as Michael illustrated there are problems with that approach too.
> 
> Well, I do like  "b43_pci_bridge as a module" more than this inter-dependency
> crap. Yeah, I don't like "b43_pci_bridge as a module" a lot, but certainly
> more than Alexey's patch.

Patches welcome... :-)

-- 
John W. Linville
linville@tuxdriver.com

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-28  1:32 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-23 13:17 Alexey Zaytsev
2008-02-23 16:20 ` Michael Buesch
2008-02-23 20:37   ` Alexey Zaytsev
2008-02-24 16:26 ` Larry Finger
2008-02-27 20:15   ` John W. Linville
2008-02-27 21:58     ` Michael Buesch
2008-02-28  1:15       ` John W. Linville [this message]
2008-02-29  8:21 ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-29 10:05   ` Michael Buesch
2008-02-29 20:54     ` Ingo Molnar
2008-02-29 22:49       ` Michael Buesch

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