[flashrom] [PATCH] Add support for Realtek RTL8169.
stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Mon Aug 27 03:24:47 CEST 2012
On Mon, 27 Aug 2012 02:07:11 +0200
Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net> wrote:
> 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.
> > 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.
> > : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMC_Networks
> > : http://pci-ids.ucw.cz/read/PC/1113
> > : 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.
done and committed in r1586, thanks.
Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner
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