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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] TTY/Serial patches for 4.1-rc1
On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 09:41:22AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 3:10 AM, Greg KH <> wrote:
> >
> > TTY/Serial patches for 4.1-rc1
> >
> > Here's the big tty/serial driver update for 4.1-rc1.
> This causes Kconfig annoyances:
> High Speed UART DMA support (HSU_DMA) [N/m/y] (NEW)
> High Speed UART DMA PCI driver (HSU_DMA_PCI) [N/m/y/?] (NEW)
> I _just_ said "no, I don't want High Speed UART DMA support", so why
> did it then ask me "do you want the High Speed UART DMA PCI driver"?
> And no, there wasn't even a help-fext for that first question (and the
> second one I couldn't be arsed about, at that point I just went "well,
> f*ck you too").
> So at the very least, the wording doesn't make sense. Or maybe that
> PCI driver question should depend on the previous one? And can we
> please make sure that there are help text entries for new config
> options?
> I pulled it, but please people, make sure this gets fixed. Our config
> phase is probably _the_ most painful part of trying to get new people
> involved in compiling their own kernels, so we should consider good
> Kconfig language a priority. Lack of help-texts, and questions that
> are annoying and make no sense are *not* helpful.

Agree, sorry about this.

This HSU_DMA shouldn't even be a user selectable symbol, they should be
selected the HSU_PCI driver (which has a help text) and this already done by

Please apply this for fixing it. I have noticed few other places as well, will add
them on my dmaengine pull request and send.



From: Vinod Koul <>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 12:17:46 +0530
Subject: [PATCH] dmaengine: hsu: don't prompt for hsu_core part

HSU_DMA is selected by the HSU_DMA_PCI driver, this should be user selected
so remove the user prompt for this

Signed-off-by: Vinod Koul <>
drivers/dma/hsu/Kconfig | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/drivers/dma/hsu/Kconfig b/drivers/dma/hsu/Kconfig
index 7e98eff7440e..2810dca70612 100644
--- a/drivers/dma/hsu/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/dma/hsu/Kconfig
@@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
# DMA engine configuration for hsu
config HSU_DMA
- tristate "High Speed UART DMA support"
+ tristate


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