Finding when a chip was supported in the kernel

Carlo Caione carlo at
Mon Feb 15 10:06:14 EST 2016

On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 3:44 PM, Rob Groner <rgroner at> wrote:
> Is there some specific place/way I can find the specific kernel version when
> support for an arbitrary chip was added? An example is the Intel 82574
> Ethernet chip.  I’m finding that google is failing me for finding the
> specific kernel of inclusion.  This comes up somewhat often here at work
> (having to determine how far back our Linux support goes), so I’m trying to
> find the best way to determine this.

git log --reverse $driver
git describe --contains $SHA

Carlo Caione

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