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SubjectRe: [PATCH] fmc: Delete the FMC subsystem
On Mon, Jun 10, 2019 at 4:18 PM Linus Walleij <> wrote:

> The FMC subsystem was created in 2012 with the ambition to
> drive development of drivers for this hardware upstream.
> The current implementation has architectural flaws and would
> need to be revamped using real hardware to something that can
> reuse existing kernel abstractions in the subsystems for e.g.
> I2C, FPGA and GPIO.
> We have concluded that for the mainline kernel it will be
> better to delete the subsystem and start over with a clean
> slate when/if an active maintainer steps up.
> For details see:
> Suggested-by: Federico Vaga <>
> Cc: Federico Vaga <>
> Cc: Pat Riehecky <>
> Cc: Alessandro Rubini <>
> Signed-off-by: Linus Walleij <>

After consent from the authors I have queued the removal in
the GPIO subsystem tree.

Linus Walleij

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