Why can't something be done short term to fix the Marvell gigabyte lan
module missing mess. The update from Syskonnect has been available since
early October 04. It was supported in earlier 2.6 kernels?
Anyone? And don't tell me someone has to add it upstream at kernel.org
cause that's ridiculous.
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Marc Schwartz
Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 10:18 PM
To: Dave Jones
Cc: For testers of Fedora Core development releases
Subject: Re: New testing kernel.
On Sat, 2004-12-04 at 00:06 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 10:51:29PM -0600, Marc Schwartz wrote:
> > The biggest change in this kernel over the older ones
> > that affects all x86 users, is that the 4g/4g
> > memory split is no longer the default. If you
> > have a lot of memory (16GB or more), or have a workload
> > that benefits from being able to have more address
> > space, you can use the -hugemem kernel to run with
> > 4g/4g again. The regular non-hugemem kernels have
> > the traditional 3:1 split.
> Is the fix for the b44 issue
> incorporated into the kernels yet?
yes. I actually trimmed too much of the changelog.
There's another few days of changes that went in.
> Also, does the change in the 4g/4g status influence the b44 fix?
In that the bug only affects -hugemem. So it's doubly fixed 8)
- Fix problem with b44 driver and 4g/4g patch. (#118165)
As soon as the new kernel hits my mirror I will install it.
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