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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] remove broken video drivers (v3)
On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> This patch removes some video drivers that:
> - had already been marked as BROKEN in 2.6.0 three years ago and
> - are still marked as BROKEN.
>
> These are the following drivers:
> - FB_CYBER
> - FB_VIRGE
> - FB_RETINAZ3
> - FB_SUN3
>
> Drivers that had been marked as BROKEN for such a long time seem to be
> unlikely to be revived in the forseeable future.
>
> But if anyone wants to ever revive any of these drivers, the code is
> still present in the older kernel releases.
>
> Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>

Acked-By: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>

> This patch obsoletes the following patches in -mm:
> ioremap-balanced-with-iounmap-for-drivers-video-cyberfb.patch
> ioremap-balanced-with-iounmap-for-drivers-video-retz3fb.patch
> ioremap-balanced-with-iounmap-for-drivers-video-virgefb.patch

If possible, can these still be integrated first, to ease a future
resurrection?

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

Geert

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