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Re: [Xen-users] XenLinux: backport newer tg3 driver?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] XenLinux: backport newer tg3 driver?
From: Jorge Armando Medina <jmedina@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2009 11:45:26 -0500
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Luca Lesinigo wrote:
> I'd like to switch to your Linux-2.6.18 kernel for Domain-0 on some HP
> DL160G5 systems, but the tg3 driver you're currently including lacks
> support for the onboard gigabit ethernets (Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5722).
The same for HP ML150G5, I had to install ubuntu 2.6.24 xen kernel which
has problems with ACPI on those servers, they never shutdown, I have to
push power buttom :S.
> It was added later:
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-2.6.28.y.git;a=commit;h=126a336822a6594662f5898f1ddf33e6d048fcc7
> I wonder if it is possible to backport the driver and include it in
> some future versions of your support tarball? Gentoo folks included an
> updated driver in their 2.6.21-xen sources, but I don't know where the
> patch comes from.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Luca Lesinigo
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