[flashrom] [PATCH] Add support for Realtek RTL8169.

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Mon Aug 27 02:07:11 CEST 2012

Am 26.08.2012 02:53 schrieb Stefan Tauner:
> On Sun, 26 Aug 2012 01:09:36 +0200
> Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
>> The SMC2->SMC changes in the latest patch need to be undone. That odd
>> name was there for a reason. The man page cleanup needs similar care.
> and the reason is what? i beg to differ:
> SMC Networks was bought by Accton in 1997[1].
> PCI vendor ID 0x1113 is registered to Acceton[2,3].
> The SMC2 string is apparently just a prefix of the name Acceton is
> using for the 1211TX. It was also sold to OEMs (e.g. gateway, hp)
> which name it just 1211TX or with another prefix (including SMC,
> without '2').
> So SMC2 is clearly wrong and we should use either SMC or Acceton.
> [1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMC_Networks
> [2]: http://pci-ids.ucw.cz/read/PC/1113
> [3]: http://www.pcidatabase.com/vendor_details.php?id=809

I retract my objection.

Please check that SMC 1211 is mentioned somewhere in the man page after
your conversion. Some people may not know that the SMC 1211 is an
RTL8139 clone.



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