Subject: Re: hme driver and dev cycle
To: Shawn W. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 05/03/2007 21:39:13
On Thu, 3 May 2007, Shawn W. wrote:
> There's a small bug related to hardware UDP checksums in the hme ethernet
> card driver in NetBSD 3.1 (Including a recent cvs update of the netbsd-3
> branch). Looking at the NetBSD cvsweb page, it was fixed 2 years ago in MAIN
> (Revision 1.50 of sys/dev/ic/hme.c). So. What does it take to get something
> into a release?
> It doesn't affect me; I was just really bored and curious and going through
> drivers for hardware on my Ultra 5 yesterday. It just seems odd that a bug
> fixed years ago is still in the current stable version.
I've looked and the patch would apply cleanly to the netbsd-3 branch:
I don't have hardware to test this, though, but I guess it'd still make
sense to pull this up.
Martin, what do you think?