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SubjectRe: RFC: drop ISA support in the synlink tty driver?
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On 12. 02. 19, 8:51, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 02:25:33PM +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
>> Hi Greg and Jiri,
>>
>> I've been working hard to get rid of the remaining callers the pass a
>> NULL struct device to the DMA mapping functions and am almost done.
>>
>> The only non-trivial driver is the synclink driver, which has legacy
>> early 90s style ISA support that doesn't use the device model at all.
>>
>> In theory we could convert it to an isa_driver, but without testing
>> that seems rather dangerous. So for now I would suggest that we
>> remove the ISA support in this driver - if anyone cares enough we
>> can resurrect it from the git history and convert it to use the driver
>> model.
>
> No objection from me at all, I'll go queue this up now, thanks.

Agreed, but I would kill also the MGSL_BUS_TYPE_ISA macro proper.

thanks,
--
js
suse labs

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