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SubjectRe: time for some drivers to be removed?
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On Maw, 2003-08-05 at 13:42, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> On 27 Jul 2003 21:56:11 +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 ?
>
> ftape fails on SMP due to sti/save_flags/restore_flags removal.

The -ac tree has some stuff for this sitting in it but I've not been able to
find a tester..

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