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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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