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From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de>
To: Mikael Pettersson <mikpe@csd.uu.se>, heine@instmath.rwth-aachen.de
Cc: alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: time for some drivers to be removed?
Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2003 15:03:24 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20030805130324.GC16091@fs.tum.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <200308051242.h75CgSj6028203@harpo.it.uu.se>

On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 02:42:28PM +0200, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> On 27 Jul 2003 21:56:11 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > On Sul, 2003-07-27 at 21:56, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > That's no problem for me.
> > > 
> > > The only question is how to call the option that allows building only on
> > > UP (e.g. cli/sti usage in the driver)? My suggestion was BROKEN_ON_SMP,
> > > would you suggest OBSOLETE_ON_SMP?
> > 
> > Interesting question - whatever I guess. We don't have an existing convention.
> > How many drivers have we got nowdays that failing on just SMP ?
> 
> ftape fails on SMP due to sti/save_flags/restore_flags removal.
>...
> I have the HW so I can test patches if someone feels like fixing this.

There seems to be an upgrade f the ftape code available at [1], but I 
haven't investigated on the status or plans to integrate it into 2.6.

@Claus-Justus:
Could you comment on this?

> /Mikael

cu
Adrian

[1] http://www.instmath.rwth-aachen.de/~heine/ftape/

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  reply	other threads:[~2003-08-05 13:03 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-05 12:42 Mikael Pettersson
2003-08-05 13:03 ` Adrian Bunk [this message]
2003-08-05 13:35   ` Mikael Pettersson
2003-08-05 13:48     ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-05 14:01       ` Mikael Pettersson
2003-08-06 10:06         ` Claus-Justus Heine
2003-08-09 19:40           ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-05 16:35 ` Alan Cox
2003-08-05 18:47   ` Leopold Gouverneur
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2003-08-14  5:34 John Bradford
2003-08-13 20:55 John Bradford
2003-08-13 20:50 ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-13 20:55 ` Bill Davidsen
2003-07-28  7:12 linux
2003-07-27 16:22 John Bradford
2003-07-25 11:10 John Bradford
2003-07-24 18:29 John Bradford
2003-07-24 18:31 ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 19:31   ` Eli Carter
2003-07-25 10:48 ` Bas Mevissen
2003-07-24 14:43 John Bradford
2003-07-24 19:24 ` Brian Jackson
2003-07-24 12:20 Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 14:58 ` Alan Cox
2003-07-24 15:34   ` Bas Mevissen
2003-07-24 17:32     ` Diego Calleja García
2003-07-24 17:50       ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 19:16         ` Diego Calleja García
2003-07-24 19:43           ` Robert P. J. Day
2003-07-24 18:02       ` Samuel Flory
2003-07-24 19:07     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-25 10:48       ` Bas Mevissen
2003-07-27 15:31 ` Adrian Bunk
2003-07-27 15:59   ` David D. Hagood
2003-07-27 16:18     ` Adrian Bunk
2003-07-27 16:40     ` Alan Cox
2003-07-27 17:00       ` Adrian Bunk
2003-07-27 18:45       ` David D. Hagood
2003-07-27 20:40         ` Alan Cox
2003-07-27 20:56           ` Adrian Bunk
2003-07-27 20:56             ` Alan Cox
2003-07-28  2:23               ` Herbert Pötzl
2003-07-29 19:33               ` Adrian Bunk
2003-08-13 20:16                 ` Bill Davidsen
2003-08-09 18:04   ` David Woodhouse
2003-08-09 19:36     ` Adrian Bunk

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