[ipxe-devel] Support for newer Solarflare NICs

Robin Smidsrød robin at smidsrod.no
Fri Dec 16 10:34:22 GMT 2016


On 15.12.2016 19.37, Martin Habets wrote:
> 3. Some web pages like http://ipxe.org/appnote/hardware_drivers mention a legacy_api. I would like to
>    avoid using a legacy API, but do not know what it is. Can anybody explain it please?
> 4. Any other hints/tips/guidelines for a new driver?

You should use the "intel" or "realtek" driver as a reference for how to
write a new driver. There is also a driver called "skel" which can be
used as a baseline for implementing a new driver.

-- Robin


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