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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk>,
	Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>,
	Richard Henderson <rth@twiddle.net>,
	Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@jurassic.park.msu.ru>,
	Matt Turner <mattst88@gmail.com>,
	Russell King <linux@armlinux.org.uk>,
	Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>,
	Michael Ellerman <mpe@ellerman.id.au>,
	linux-ide@vger.kernel.org, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, linux-alpha@vger.kernel.org,
	linux-arm-kernel@lists.infradead.org,
	linux-m68k@lists.linux-m68k.org, linux-mips@vger.kernel.org,
	linuxppc-dev@lists.ozlabs.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/10] alpha: use libata instead of the legacy ide driver
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 07:07:24 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210318060724.GA29117@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YFLrLwjZubWUvA2J@zeniv-ca.linux.org.uk>

On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 05:54:55AM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 05:56:57AM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > Switch the alpha defconfig from the legacy ide driver to libata.
> 
> Umm...  I don't have an IDE alpha box in a usable shape (fans on
> CPU module shat themselves), and it would take a while to resurrect
> it, but I remember the joy it used to cause in some versions.
> 
> Do you have reports of libata variants of drivers actually tested on
> those?

No, I haven't.  The whole point is that we're not going to keep 40000
lines of code around despite notice for users that don't exist or
care.  If there is a regression we'll fix it, but we're not going to
make life miserable just because we can.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-18  6:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 47+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-18  4:56 remove the legacy ide driver Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-18  4:56 ` [PATCH 01/10] alpha: use libata instead of " Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-18  5:54   ` Al Viro
2021-03-18  6:07     ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2021-03-18 17:09       ` Måns Rullgård
2021-03-18 18:03         ` Måns Rullgård
2021-03-18  7:54     ` John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
2021-03-19 16:23     ` Serge Belyshev
2021-03-18  4:56 ` [PATCH 02/10] ARM: disable CONFIG_IDE in footbridge_defconfig Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-19 17:07   ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-03-19 17:53     ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-03-22 14:54       ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-22 15:15         ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-03-22 15:18           ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-22 15:33             ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-23 14:03               ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-03-22 16:59             ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-03-22 16:09           ` John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
2021-03-22 16:47             ` Cye Borg
2021-03-22 17:03             ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-03-22 17:10               ` Cye Borg
2021-03-23 18:43                 ` Russell King - ARM Linux admin
2021-03-24  5:47                   ` Cye Borg
2021-03-18  4:56 ` [PATCH 03/10] ARM: disable CONFIG_IDE in pxa_defconfig Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-18  4:57 ` [PATCH 04/10] MIPS: disable CONFIG_IDE in sb1250_swarm_defconfig Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-19  0:12   ` Maciej W. Rozycki
2021-03-24  9:59   ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2021-03-18  4:57 ` [PATCH 05/10] MIPS: switch workpad_defconfig from legacy IDE to libata Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-24 10:00   ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2021-03-18  4:57 ` [PATCH 06/10] MIPS: disable CONFIG_IDE in rbtx49xx_defconfig Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-24 10:00   ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2021-03-18  4:57 ` [PATCH 07/10] MIPS: disable CONFIG_IDE in bigsur_defconfig Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-18 10:08   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2021-03-24 10:00   ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2021-03-18  4:57 ` [PATCH 08/10] MIPS: disable CONFIG_IDE in malta*_defconfig Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-18 10:12   ` Sergei Shtylyov
2021-03-18 14:19   ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2021-03-19 13:03     ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-24 10:01   ` Thomas Bogendoerfer
2021-03-18  4:57 ` [PATCH 09/10] m68k: use libata instead of the legacy ide driver Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-18  4:57 ` [PATCH 10/10] ide: remove " Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-20  3:44   ` Maciej W. Rozycki
2021-03-20  4:04     ` Maciej W. Rozycki
2021-03-19  1:43 ` Finn Thain
2021-03-19  5:43   ` Christoph Hellwig
2021-03-19 16:48 ` Maciej W. Rozycki
2021-03-21  9:20 ` John Paul Adrian Glaubitz

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