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SubjectRe: [PATCH 20/30] Use menuconfig objects - ARCNET
On Tue, 10 Apr 2007, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

>
> (Wow, not a single MODULE_AUTHOR line in drivers/net/arcnet/ ...)


ArcNet is old. Almost nobody is using it anymore. I used it at my former
job, since we used it as control network. A lot of companies still does
quitely, but not in combination with Linux.

>
> Use menuconfigs instead of menus, so the whole menu can be disabled at
> once instead of going through all options.
>
> Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@gmx.de>
>
> Index: linux-2.6.21-rc5/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.21-rc5.orig/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
> +++ linux-2.6.21-rc5/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
> @@ -2,10 +2,8 @@
> # Arcnet configuration
> #
>
> -menu "ARCnet devices"
> +menuconfig ARCNET
> depends on NETDEVICES && (ISA || PCI)

Why does it depend on ISA || PCI ? People tend to forget the PCMCIA
driver. And in principle you could enable the ArcNet framework without
using any of the drivers in the kernel tree.

Esben

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