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From: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>
To: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>, Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>,
	Jessica Clarke <jrtc27@jrtc27.com>,
	John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz@physik.fu-berlin.de>,
	Matthew Wilcox <willy@infradead.org>,
	Marc Zyngier <maz@kernel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-ia64@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH 1/5] arch: Remove Itanium (IA-64) architecture
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 08:58:32 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20230215165832.GB3786546@roeck-us.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20230215100008.2565237-2-ardb@kernel.org>

On Wed, Feb 15, 2023 at 11:00:04AM +0100, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> Itanium is the original architecture for which EFI was developed, and
> the way Linux supports it deviates significantly from other
> architectures.
> 
> So it is anyone's guess whether the ongoing maintenance and developement
> of the EFI subsystem has regressed Itanium or not - QEMU no longer
> implements support for it, and so there is zero test coverage using
> actual hardware.
> 
> Note that the Intel firmware team themselves already removed all IA-64
> support from the Tianocore/EDK2 reference implementation of EFI in 2018,
> so let's follow suit, and drop IA-64 from Linux as well.
> 
> Acked-by: Tony Luck <tony.luck@intel.com>
> Signed-off-by: Ard Biesheuvel <ardb@kernel.org>

Trying again since the previous message bounced with "message too long".

Acked-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@roeck-us.net>

Sorry for the noise for anyone receiving this twice.

Guenter

  parent reply	other threads:[~2023-02-15 16:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 27+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-02-15 10:00 [RFC PATCH 0/5] Retire IA64/Itanium support Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 1/5] arch: Remove Itanium (IA-64) architecture Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 16:55   ` Guenter Roeck
2023-02-15 16:58   ` Guenter Roeck [this message]
2023-02-15 16:59     ` Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 2/5] kernel: Drop IA64 support from sig_fault handlers Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:19   ` Arnd Bergmann
2023-02-15 11:13     ` Arnd Bergmann
2023-02-15 11:22       ` Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 12:46         ` Arnd Bergmann
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 3/5] Documentation: Drop IA64 from feature descriptions Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 4/5] lib/raid6: Drop IA64 support Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:00 ` [RFC PATCH 5/5] Documentation: Drop or replace remaining mentions of IA64 Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 10:17 ` [RFC PATCH 0/5] Retire IA64/Itanium support John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
2023-02-15 19:30   ` Linus Torvalds
2023-02-15 19:42     ` Luck, Tony
2023-02-15 20:08       ` Linus Torvalds
2023-02-15 23:13         ` John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
2023-02-22 21:52           ` matoro
2023-02-16  5:04         ` Mike Rapoport
2023-02-15 23:09     ` John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
2023-02-15 16:50 ` Palmer Dabbelt
2023-02-15 17:00   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2023-02-15 18:20     ` Palmer Dabbelt
2023-03-17 22:55 ` Florian Weimer
2023-05-12 14:45   ` Ard Biesheuvel
2023-05-12 14:58     ` Florian Weimer

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