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    Subjectundeprecate raw driver.
    Despite repeated attempts over the last two and half years, this driver
    seems somewhat persistant. Remove its deprecated status as it has
    existing users who may not be in a position to migrate their apps
    to O_DIRECT.

    Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <davej@redhat.com>

    diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
    index 498ff31..5108619 100644
    --- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
    +++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
    @@ -41,14 +41,6 @@ Who: Pavel Machek <pavel@suse.cz>

    ---------------------------

    -What: RAW driver (CONFIG_RAW_DRIVER)
    -When: December 2005
    -Why: declared obsolete since kernel 2.6.3
    - O_DIRECT can be used instead
    -Who: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
    -
    ----------------------------
    -
    What: raw1394: requests of type RAW1394_REQ_ISO_SEND, RAW1394_REQ_ISO_LISTEN
    When: June 2007
    Why: Deprecated in favour of the more efficient and robust rawiso interface.
    diff --git a/drivers/char/Kconfig b/drivers/char/Kconfig
    index abcafac..1e4d688 100644
    --- a/drivers/char/Kconfig
    +++ b/drivers/char/Kconfig
    @@ -993,15 +993,14 @@ config GPIO_VR41XX
    depends on CPU_VR41XX

    config RAW_DRIVER
    - tristate "RAW driver (/dev/raw/rawN) (OBSOLETE)"
    + tristate "RAW driver (/dev/raw/rawN)"
    depends on BLOCK
    help
    - The raw driver permits block devices to be bound to /dev/raw/rawN.
    - Once bound, I/O against /dev/raw/rawN uses efficient zero-copy I/O.
    + The raw driver permits block devices to be bound to /dev/raw/rawN.
    + Once bound, I/O against /dev/raw/rawN uses efficient zero-copy I/O.
    See the raw(8) manpage for more details.

    - The raw driver is deprecated and will be removed soon.
    - Applications should simply open the device (eg /dev/hda1)
    + Applications should preferably open the device (eg /dev/hda1)
    with the O_DIRECT flag.

    config MAX_RAW_DEVS
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