[Intel-wired-lan] [next-queue v2] net/intel: remove driver versions from Intel drivers

Shannon Nelson shannon.lee.nelson at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 21:42:41 UTC 2020

On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 4:50 PM Allan, Bruce W <bruce.w.allan at intel.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kirsher, Jeffrey T <jeffrey.t.kirsher at intel.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 4:23 PM
> > To: intel-wired-lan at lists.osuosl.org
> > Cc: Kirsher, Jeffrey T <jeffrey.t.kirsher at intel.com>; Allan, Bruce W
> > <bruce.w.allan at intel.com>; Brandeburg, Jesse <jesse.brandeburg at intel.com>;
> > Loktionov, Aleksandr <aleksandr.loktionov at intel.com>; Liedtke, Kevin D
> > <kevin.d.liedtke at intel.com>; Rowden, Aaron F <aaron.f.rowden at intel.com>;
> > Keller, Jacob E <jacob.e.keller at intel.com>
> > Subject: [next-queue v2] net/intel: remove driver versions from Intel drivers
> >
> > As with other networking drivers, remove the unnecessary driver version
> > from the Intel drivers. The ethtool driver information and module version
> > will then report the kernel version instead.
> The version is still logged in the kernel logfile when the driver is loaded (at least it is in ice).
> Is that still needed/wanted?  Seems redundant to me.

FYI - I was "strongly encouraged" to remove the print from ionic's
init function, and you may get this feedback as well.


Mr. Shannon Nelson         Parents can't afford to be squeamish.

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