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Re: [PATCH 2/3] [MIPS] msp71xx: remove unused function

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/3] [MIPS] msp71xx: remove unused function
From: Shane McDonald <>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 21:57:56 -0600
Cc: Dmitri Vorobiev <>,
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On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 5:25 PM, Ralf Baechle <> wrote:
On Wed, Oct 14, 2009 at 05:16:08PM -0600, Shane McDonald wrote:

> > Nobody calls the board-specific prom_getcmdline(), so let's remove it.
> >
> > Build-tested using msp71xx_defconfig.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Dmitri Vorobiev <>
> >
> >
> NAK.  It is called by the MSP71xx's Ethernet driver, whose code has not yet
> made it into the mainline (last submission
> Believe it or not, getting that driver whipped into shape is something I'm
> slowly (very slowly) working on.

At a glance, it's not outrageously bad so I suggest you submit it to be
merged into drivers/staging it least it will no longer suffer the bitrot
that out of tree drivers suffer from.


Good idea!  I'll need to clean it up enough so that it compiles and runs with HEAD, then I'll submit it to drivers/staging.


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