[PATCH v2 2/7] Documentation/devices.txt: Mark /dev/oldmem obsolete
d.hatayama at jp.fujitsu.com
Sun May 26 21:46:17 EDT 2013
(2013/05/26 15:36), Zhang Yanfei wrote:
> From: Zhang Yanfei <zhangyanfei at cn.fujitsu.com>
> Signed-off-by: Zhang Yanfei <zhangyanfei at cn.fujitsu.com>
> Cc: Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com>
> Documentation/devices.txt | 3 +--
> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/devices.txt b/Documentation/devices.txt
> index 08f01e7..c8e4002 100644
> --- a/Documentation/devices.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/devices.txt
> @@ -100,8 +100,7 @@ Your cooperation is appreciated.
> 10 = /dev/aio Asynchronous I/O notification interface
> 11 = /dev/kmsg Writes to this come out as printk's, reads
> export the buffered printk records.
> - 12 = /dev/oldmem Used by crashdump kernels to access
> - the memory of the kernel that crashed.
> + 12 = /dev/oldmem OBSOLETE
> 1 block RAM disk
> 0 = /dev/ram0 First RAM disk
This is the new patch. Looking at other parts of devices.txt, obsolete is
sometimes used together with unused. I guess obsolete means this is old interface so
don't use it as much as possible and unused means this is not used at all now.
You remove old memory interface completely in this patch set, so is it better to add
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