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SubjectRe: time for some drivers to be removed?
On Sun, Jul 27, 2003 at 09:56:11PM +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Sul, 2003-07-27 at 21:56, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > That's no problem for me.
> >
> > The only question is how to call the option that allows building only on
> > UP (e.g. cli/sti usage in the driver)? My suggestion was BROKEN_ON_SMP,
> > would you suggest OBSOLETE_ON_SMP?
> Interesting question - whatever I guess. We don't have an existing convention.
> How many drivers have we got nowdays that failing on just SMP ?

I 2.6.0-test2 tested on i386 with a .config that is without support for
modules and compiles as much as possible statically into the kernel.
Without claiming completeness, I found this way besides the complete Old
ISDN4Linux subsystem 36 drivers that compile due to cli/sti issues only
on UP.



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of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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