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SubjectRe: [RFC: 2.6 patch] m68knommu: remove the broken COMEMPCI code
On Fri, 29 Aug 2008, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 02:13:24PM +1000, Greg Ungerer wrote:
> > Adrian Bunk wrote:
> >> A patch for removing the comempci code is below.
> >>
> >> It's a bit suspicious that asm/elia.h is now removed since comempci.c
> >> was the only user. What's the sttus of the eLIA platform?
> >
> > Only ever a handful where made, and that was in 1999.
> > I doubt anyone could ever use the PCI interface on it
> > in any useful way.
> So I can send a patch to remove the platform?
> >> But COMEMPCI fails with a different error - this init/main.o build
> >> error is present for CONFIG_PCI=y, CONFIG_COMEMPCI=n, so the dependency
> >> of PCI on BROKEN is still required (unless it gets fixed).
> >
> > Unless I am mistaken there is now no need for the CONFIG_PCI option
> > if selecting m68knommu. The only m68knommu platforms that had PCI
> > as far as I know where those that use the comempci part.
> That implies I can also kill the m68k PCI code since m68knommu will
> never use it?

Sure. If the FreeScale guys ever forward-port their ColdFire/MMU code to
current mainline, we can readd it.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds

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