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SubjectRe: [alsa-devel] [PATCH] driver core: remove CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED
On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 03:00:31PM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 2:14 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 10:24:18AM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Andrew Morton
> >> <akpm@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
> >> > On Fri, 9 Jul 2010 11:54:50 -0700
> >> > Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> This is no longer needed by any userspace tools, so it's safe to
> >> >> remove.
> >>
> >> Also still used for booting mainline kernels on RHEL5 userspaces.
> >
> > Really? ?I thought that was fixed a long time ago. ?What kernel was
> > RHEL5 originally based on?
> >
> > And note that no RHEL5 user is going to be using a .36 kernel on their
> > system, that's a completely unsupported and unadvised situation. ?Heck,
> > I'd be amazed if a .34 kernel.org kernel boots on the thing, does it?
> >
>
> I think some people do it internally, last time I did it was to test
> something I was backporting, so you want to make sure the upstream
> version boots and the backported version also boots on the same
> hw/userspace.
>
> original kernel was 2.6.18.

Yes, that was the number, but does it really look anything like a .18
kernel.org release? :)

I'll test this out next week.

thanks,

greg k-h


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