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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.39
    On Thu, 19 May 2011 11:44:37 -0400 Mark Lord wrote:

    > Here's some more funny business that was new after rc7-git12:
    >
    > warning: (AX88796_93CX6 && RTL8180 && RTL8187 && ADM8211 && RT2400PCI &&
    > RT2500PCI && RT61PCI && RT2800PCI && R8187SE) selects EEPROM_93CX6 which has
    > unmet direct dependencies (MISC_DEVICES)
    > warning: (ACPI_APEI) selects PSTORE which has unmet direct dependencies
    > (MISC_FILESYSTEMS)
    >
    > The exact same .config didn't do that with rc7-git12,
    > but does do it with 2.6.39 final.

    I've seen those kconfig warnings plenty of times, before 2.6.39.

    Tony Luck has posted a patch for the ACPI_APEI/PSTORE warning (yes, select
    MISC_FILESYSTEMS).

    > Odd thing is, if I select both MISC_DEVICES and MISC_FILESYSTEMS,
    > but do NOT select anything from under either of those,
    > the warnings go away.
    >
    > Which likely means the warnings are totally bogus.

    It's just the nature of the tree-structured kconfig hierarchy.

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    ~Randy
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