[PATCH 2/2] mmc: at91-mci: this driver is now deprecated
cjb at laptop.org
Thu May 17 08:45:31 EDT 2012
On Wed, May 16 2012, ludovic.desroches at atmel.com wrote:
> From: Ludovic Desroches <ludovic.desroches at atmel.com>
> at91-mci is deprecated since atmel-mci can deal with all chips.
> Signed-off-by: Ludovic Desroches <ludovic.desroches at atmel.com>
> Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt | 11 +++++++++++
> drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig | 7 +++++--
> 2 files changed, 16 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> index 03ca210..8b4aef2 100644
> --- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
> @@ -539,3 +539,14 @@ When: 3.6
> Why: setitimer is not returning -EFAULT if user pointer is NULL. This
> violates the spec.
> Who: Sasikantha Babu <sasikanth.v19 at gmail.com>
> +What: at91-mci driver ("CONFIG_MMC_AT91")
> +When: 3.7
> +Why: There two mci drivers: at91-mci and atmel-mci. The PDC support was
> + added to atmel-mci as a first step to support more chips. Then
> + at91-mci was kept only for old IP versions (on at91rm9200 and
> + at91sam9261). The support of these IP versions has just been added
> + so atmel-mci can be used for all chips.
> +Who: Ludovic Desroches <ludovic.desroches at atmel.com>
> diff --git a/drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig b/drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig
> index 2bc06e7..f150591 100644
> --- a/drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/mmc/host/Kconfig
> @@ -278,10 +278,13 @@ choice
> Choose which driver to use for the Atmel MCI Silicon
> config MMC_AT91
> - tristate "AT91 SD/MMC Card Interface support"
> + tristate "AT91 SD/MMC Card Interface support (DEPRECATED)"
> depends on ARCH_AT91
> - This selects the AT91 MCI controller.
> + This selects the AT91 MCI controller. This driver will be
> + remove soon (for more information have a look to
> + Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt). Please use
> + MMC_ATMEL_MCI.
> If unsure, say N.
Seems like I should take this patch 2/2, and then someone else should
Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org> <http://printf.net/>
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