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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.25: Get rid of obsolete LMC driver
Daniel Egger wrote:
> Hi Marcello,
>
> This patch plus an additional
> rm -r drivers/net/wan/lmc
> gets rid of the obsolete LMC WAN driver and all references to it in the
> Configure.in and Makefiles and MAINTAINERS.
>
> When LMC was taken over by SBE their kernel version of the driver went
> effectively unmaintained after Alan Cox turned down their LMC->SBE
> rename patch. Today SBE recommends their own version of the driver only
> which unfortunately needs different tools and also clashes with the LMC
> driver when not compiled as module. This general recommendation from
> their support effectively makes the in-kernel code obsete.
>
> Their drivers can be retrieved from:
> ftp://ftp.sbei.com/pub/OpenSource/Linux/sbe_driver/sbe_linux-4.0a.tgz

Alan Cox vetoed a rename patch, so you want to rip out the driver
instead??? For an unreviewed out-of-tree driver?

Without a suitable replacement, I don't give a shit about what SBE
recommends.

Veto.

Jeff



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