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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] block: mtip32xx: remove HOTPLUG_PCI_PCIE dependancy
    On 4/11/2012 1:38 PM, Jens Axboe wrote:

    > On 2012-04-11 22:33, Asai Thambi S P wrote:
    >> On 4/11/2012 12:57 PM, Jens Axboe wrote:
    >>
    >>> On 2012-04-11 20:34, Greg KH wrote:
    >>>> This removes the HOTPLUG_PCI_PCIE dependency on the driver and makes it
    >>>> depend on PCI.
    >>>
    >>> I think it's an old dependency. I've built and run it here without as
    >>> well, and no functional issues either.
    >>>
    >>> Sam/Asai?
    >>>
    >>
    >>
    >> Both driver and device will work fine without PCIe hotplug dependency. This
    >> dependency is required for supporting surprise removal and surprise insertion
    >> of the device on systems with PCIe hotplug controller.
    >
    > That goes for all devices, though. So I think we can safely remove this
    > dependency. Nobody should expect hotplug/removal to work, without
    > actually including that :-)
    >
    > If you or Sam would formally ack the patch, then I'll add it to the
    > pending mtip32xx series.
    >

    Acked-by: Asai Thambi S P <asamymuthupa@micron.com>

    --
    Regards,
    Asai Thambi


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