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[PATCH V3 3/3] ALSA: deprecate MIPS AU1X00 AC97 driver

Subject: [PATCH V3 3/3] ALSA: deprecate MIPS AU1X00 AC97 driver
From: Manuel Lauss <>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 13:09:08 +0200
Cc: Mark Brown <>, Liam Girdwood <>, Linux-MIPS <>, Manuel Lauss <>
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Now that an ASoC variant is available, tell users that this
driver is now living on borrowed time...

Signed-off-by: Manuel Lauss <>
V3: mark driver DEPRECATED instead of removing it outright.

 sound/mips/Kconfig |    5 ++++-
 1 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/sound/mips/Kconfig b/sound/mips/Kconfig
index a9823fa..77dd0a1 100644
--- a/sound/mips/Kconfig
+++ b/sound/mips/Kconfig
@@ -23,12 +23,15 @@ config SND_SGI_HAL2
 config SND_AU1X00
-       tristate "Au1x00 AC97 Port Driver"
+       tristate "Au1x00 AC97 Port Driver (DEPRECATED)"
        depends on SOC_AU1000 || SOC_AU1100 || SOC_AU1500
        select SND_PCM
        select SND_AC97_CODEC
          ALSA Sound driver for the Au1x00's AC97 port.
+         Newer drivers for ASoC are available, please do not use
+         this driver as it will be removed in the future.
 endif  # SND_MIPS

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