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SubjectRe: [PATCH 20/30] Use menuconfig objects - ARCNET

On Apr 11 2007 10:30, Esben Nielsen wrote:
> 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.

So send some removal patches :)

>>
>> -menu "ARCnet devices"
>> +menuconfig ARCNET
>> depends on NETDEVICES && (ISA || PCI)
>
> Why does it depend on ISA || PCI ?

No idea. I just left it as is.

> People tend to forget the PCMCIA driver.

Somewhat somewhat. 32-bit PCMCIA (CONFIG_CARDBUS) depends on PCI,
so with (ISA || PCI) you have probably everything minus
{sbus, mca, 16 bit pcmcia, other exotic parts}.
> And in principle you could enable the ArcNet framework
> without using any of the drivers in the kernel tree.


Jan
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