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authorStephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>2007-09-17 11:44:25 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@sunset.davemloft.net>2007-10-10 16:48:31 -0700
commit6f4fc423b96c8fdf6f5c8b8ad79b75b7fb5a5c59 (patch)
treee4373100b4876d02aa9bab5e0278837bce1baadc /Documentation
parent[UDP]: Randomize port selection. (diff)
[SHAPER]: Mark for removal.
This driver has been marked obsolete for a long time and is superseded by traffic schedulers. Signed-off-by: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
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diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
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@@ -306,3 +306,12 @@ Why: In kernel tree version of driver is unmaintained. Sk98lin driver
Who: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>
+What: shaper network driver
+When: January 2008
+Files: drivers/net/shaper.c, include/linux/if_shaper.h
+Why: This driver has been marked obsolete for many years.
+ It was only designed to work on lower speed links and has design
+ flaws that lead to machine crashes. The qdisc infrastructure in
+ 2.4 or later kernels, provides richer features and is more robust.
+Who: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@linux-foundation.org>