[PATCH v1 0/6] [libbsd] Fix e1000 driver for i386 in master and 5

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Wed Sep 9 08:16:27 UTC 2020

On 9/9/20 4:55 pm, Jan.Sommer at dlr.de wrote:
> Hi Chris,
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Chris Johns <chrisj at rtems.org>
>> Sent: Friday, August 14, 2020 11:43 PM
>> To: Sommer, Jan <Jan.Sommer at dlr.de>; devel at rtems.org
>> Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 0/6] [libbsd] Fix e1000 driver for i386 in master and 5
>> On 15/8/20 5:57 am, Jan Sommer wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I finally got around to port the e1000 driver fixes which are already
>>> present in the 5-freebsd-12 branch of rtems-libbsd also for the master
>>> (and 5) branch.
>> Thanks. I will push these soon.
> As mentioned over at the users list, could you please push these changes?

Yes I will tomorrow if no one else does it.

> They should enable compilation for i386 again and we could establish Ethernet connections with Intel network devices.
> The patches should apply to libbsd master and 5 branch, as they are both based on FreeBSD master.
>> I am not sure if the 5 branch in the rtems-libbsd.git repo is right and if it
>> should be made from the 5-freebsd-12 branch? I feel it is currently confusing
>> but either way it has issues.
> Maybe, we can continue to discuss that outside of this patch set? Renaming a branch later should be no trouble.
> An option could be to rename 5 -> 5-freebsd-master, then the mapping between rtems and FreeBSD would always be explicit.

Yes this is one Joel mentioned the other day and I missed the context in
relation to these patches. I think moving 5 to 5-freebsd-master makes sense.
What we have is confusing.


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