[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
> ISA DMA.
> 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
I work for Intel. I don't speak on their behalf.
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