[Open-FCoE] [net-next-2.6 PATCH 5/5] fcoe: Use NETIF_F_FCOE_MTU flag to set up max frame size (lport->mfs)

Zou, Yi yi.zou at intel.com
Mon Jul 27 16:44:17 UTC 2009


>Subject: Re: [Open-FCoE] [net-next-2.6 PATCH 5/5] fcoe: Use NETIF_F_FCOE_MTU
>flag to set up max frame size (lport->mfs)
>
>From: Robert Love <robert.w.love at intel.com>
>Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 11:48:03 -0700
>
>> Yes, absolutely, but it's only this small patch that creates the
>> dependency. I figured that all of the other fcoe patches could go into
>> James' scsi-misc tree and get merged first. Then this one could go into
>> his scsi-post-merge tree and depend on net-next.
>>
>> It's really up to you and James, I just thought that would be easier.
>
>So I tried to apply just the networking bits but none of the ixgbe
>parts apply properly to net-next-2.6, so this patch series will
>need to be respun and resubmitted in it's entirety so I can
>apply it properly.
>
>It seems that the ixgbe driver now maintains feature flags differently
>than whatever revision of the driver these patches were generated
>against.
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Thanks, I will go back and update these patches to sync w/ the current
net-next-2.6. There seem to be patches in net-next-2.6 from net-2.6 after
rebasing which were not there at the time these patches were submitted.

Thanks,

yi






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