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SubjectRe: [alsa-devel] [PATCH] driver core: remove CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED
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On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 3:35 PM, Greg KH <gregkh@suse.de> wrote:
> 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?  :)
>

Well its more that the userspace is mostly what was released at the
same time, we aren't going to update udev/mkinitrd unless some major
problem was discovered.

Dave.
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