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SubjectRe: [PATCH] ieee1394: schedule for removal
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 3:31 PM, Stefan Richter
<> wrote:
> All application domains that are supported by the old ieee1394 driver
> stack are supported by the newer firewire driver stack too.  (FireWire
> audio came last, in 2.6.32.)  There is now good and extensive experience
> with the newer stack from deployment in Fedora since F7 as well as by
> enthusiast users of other distributions.  The new drivers have
> consequently been recommended as the default ones since 2.6.33, in order
> to fix some severe usability problems of FireWire on Linux due to
> limitations of the old stack.  It is now high time to announce when the
> obsolete drivers will be removed.
> Signed-off-by: Stefan Richter <>

Good riddance.

Acked-by: Jarod Wilson <>

Jarod Wilson
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