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From: Andrey Vul <andrey.vul@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-kernel@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-kernel] Patch for 2.6.27-r3; needed for r8169 to compile
Date: Sat, 22 Nov 2008 03:42:26
Greetings, gentoo-sources maintainers!

 The following patch fixes ERROR: "mii_ethtool_gset"
 [drivers/net/r8169.ko] undefined!
 Please add this to the -r3 patchset if possible (otherwise -r3 and -r4
 for is excessive).

 From LKML:


  The r8169 module needs the MII hardware support library.

 Here is a patch for the drivers/net/Kconfig


 diff -uNr linux-
 --- linux-     2008-11-13
12:56:21.000000000 -0500
 +++ linux-  2008-11-18 12:24:46.000000000 -0500
 @@ -2046,6 +2046,7 @@
        tristate "Realtek 8169 gigabit ethernet support"
        depends on PCI
        select CRC32
 +       select MII
          Say Y here if you have a Realtek 8169 PCI Gigabit Ethernet adapter.

 Andrey Vul

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