Q: MTD and NIC Roms...

Jeff Garzik jgarzik at pobox.com
Thu Feb 13 01:47:45 EST 2003

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 06:29:13AM +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-02-13 at 06:14, Jeff Garzik wrote:
> > And I think that's the best place for it.  We _could_ bloat up the 
> > kernel code by adding the ability flash -- but how many users is that 
> > going to serve, that are not already served by existing programs?  So, I 
> > disagree with getting this stuff into the kernel at all.
> I see your point, but OTOH that it's under a separate config option and
> it's actually a _tiny_ amount of code. 
> And we all know that hardware drivers don't live in userspace. 

ATM all users are using an existing userspace tools, so
this would be a CONFIG_EEPRO100_ERIC_BIEDERMAN option.  No thanks :)


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