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SubjectRe: [PATCH 5/5] MCA: delete all remaining traces of microchannel bus support.
On 05/17/2012 09:40 AM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Hardware with MCA bus is limited to 386 and 486 class machines
> that are now 20+ years old and typically with less than 32MB
> of memory. A quick search on the internet, and you see that
> even the MCA hobbyist/enthusiast community has lost interest
> in the early 2000 era and never really even moved ahead from
> the 2.4 kernels to the 2.6 series.
>
> This deletes anything remaining related to CONFIG_MCA from core
> kernel code and from the x86 architecture. There is no point in
> carrying this any further into the future.
>
> One complication to watch for is inadvertently scooping up
> stuff relating to machine check, since there is overlap in
> the TLA name space (e.g. arch/x86/boot/mca.c).

Enthusiastically

Acked-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com>

-hpa


--
H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.



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