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From: David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] Revert "alx: remove WoL support"
Date: Sun, 20 May 2018 23:18:20 -0400 (EDT)	[thread overview]
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From: AceLan Kao <>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 11:14:00 +0800

> We are willing to fix the issue, but we don't have a machine to
> reproduce it, and the WoL feature has been removed 5 years ago, it's
> hard to find those buggy machines.

Have you bothered to ask the person who did the revert?

> WoL is a feature that is only used by a very small group of people,
> and the wake up issue looks like only happens on some
> platforms. Which means only small part of the group of people are
> affected.

One of those people was the wireless networking stack maintainer.

> So, it's not a serious issue worth to remove it from alx driver.

I disagree.

You must fix the regression solved by the revert, before adding
WoL support back to the driver.

I'm not going to say this again.

Thank you.

  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-21  3:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-14  3:28 AceLan Kao
2018-05-14 13:35 ` David Miller
2018-05-21  3:14   ` AceLan Kao
2018-05-21  3:18     ` David Miller [this message]
2018-05-28  5:06       ` AceLan Kao
2018-05-29 14:57         ` David Miller
2018-05-30  2:10 AceLan Kao
2018-05-30 13:58 ` Andrew Lunn
2018-05-31  2:13   ` AceLan Kao

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