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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/7] [RFC] ARM: remove Intel iop33x and iop13xx support
On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 11:37 AM Russell King - ARM Linux admin
<linux@armlinux.org.uk> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Aug 09, 2019 at 11:34:12AM -0700, Dan Williams wrote:
> > [ add Martin (if cyrius.com address is still valid) ]
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 9:35 AM Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> wrote:
> > >
> > > There are three families of IOP machines we support in Linux: iop32x
> > > (which includes EP80219), iop33x and iop13xx (aka IOP34x aka WP8134x).
> > >
> > > All products we support in the kernel are based on the first of these,
> > > iop32x, the other families only ever supported the Intel reference
> > > boards but no actual machine anyone could ever buy.
> > >
> > > While one could clearly make them all three work in a single kernel
> > > with some work, this takes the easy way out, removing the later two
> > > platforms entirely, under the assumption that there are no remaining
> > > users.
> > >
> > > Earlier versions of OpenWRT and Debian both had support for iop32x
> > > but not the others, and they both dropped iop32x as well in their 2015
> > > releases.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>
> > > ---
> > > I'm just guessing that iop32x is still needed, and the other two are
> > > not. If anyone disagrees with that assessment, let me know so we
> > > can come up with an alternative approach.
> >
> > I'm not sure who would scream if iop32x support went away as well, but
> > I have not followed this space in years hence copying Martin.
> >
> > In any event:
> >
> > Acked-by: Dan Williams <dan.j.williams@intel.com>
>
> Those of us who have and still run Thecus N2100's, for example?

Nice! Good to hear.

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