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Re: [PATCH] deprecate the old NCR53C9x driver

To: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] deprecate the old NCR53C9x driver
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2007 15:16:39 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: jejb@steeleye.com, davem@davemloft.net, linux-scsi@vger.kernel.org, linux-m68k@vger.kernel.org, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Mon, 30 Apr 2007, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> Now that we have the much better esp_scsi driver and low level drivers
> are easy to port over deprecate the old NCR53C9x driver.
> 
> I've Cc'ed the m68k and mips lists because all but one bus glues are
> for these platforms.  Chances stand bad for the remaining driver,
> mca_53c9x which hasn't gotten any non-trivial update since it was
> merge in late 2.1.x and whos maintainers mail address bounces.
> 
> 
> Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> 
> Index: linux-2.6/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.orig/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt 2007-04-29 
> 23:44:46.000000000 +0200
> +++ linux-2.6/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt      2007-04-29 
> 23:45:55.000000000 +0200
> @@ -6,6 +6,13 @@ be removed from this file.
>  
>  ---------------------------
>  
> +What:        old NCR53C9x driver
> +When:        October 2007
> +Why: Replaced by the much better esp_scsi driver.  Actual low-level
> +     driver can ported over almost trivially.
                  ^
                  be

> +Who: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> +     Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
> +
>  What:        V4L2 VIDIOC_G_MPEGCOMP and VIDIOC_S_MPEGCOMP
>  When:        October 2007
>  Why: Broken attempt to set MPEG compression parameters. These ioctls are

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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