[RFC,PATCH] Cleanup PC parallel port Kconfig

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Wed Jun 15 11:08:05 EDT 2011

On 06/15/2011 12:47 AM, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
>> OK, serial-8250 is clearly just plain wrong, since the 8250 series UARTs
>> are ubiquitous across just about every platform.
>> Floppy is special (in the short bus sense), since it is closely tied to
>> ISA DMA.  Conditionalizing this on ISA DMA makes total sense.
> No it doesn't.  It depends on the ISA DMA API, not that the machine has
> I have a platform which has no ISA DMA but uses the floppy driver.  Please
> don't break it.

OK, even more case in point, then.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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