[RFC PATCH] arm: kernel: pci: remove pci=firmware command line parameter handling
lorenzo.pieralisi at arm.com
Tue Mar 1 01:58:33 PST 2016
On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 07:42:58PM +0200, Lennert Buytenhek wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 05:43:20PM +0000, Lorenzo Pieralisi wrote:
> > According to kernel documentation, the pci=firmware command line
> > parameter is only meant to be used on IXP2000 ARM platforms to prevent
> > the kernel from assigning PCI resources configured by the bootloader.
> > Since the IXP2000 ARM platforms support has been removed from the
> > kernel in commit:
> > commit c65f2abf54a6 ("ARM: remove ixp23xx and ixp2000 platforms")
> > its platforms specific kernel parameters should be removed
> > too from the kernel documentation along with the kernel code
> > currently handling them in that they have just become obsolete.
> > This patch removes the pci=firmware command line parameter handling
> > from ARM code and the related kernel parameters documentation
> > section.
> > Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi at arm.com>
> > Cc: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> > Cc: Lennert Buytenhek <kernel at wantstofly.org>
> > Cc: Jonathan Corbet <corbet at lwn.net>
> > Cc: Bjorn Helgaas <bhelgaas at google.com>
> > Cc: Rob Herring <robh at kernel.org>
> > Cc: Russell King <linux at arm.linux.org.uk>
> Acked-by: Lennert Buytenhek <kernel at wantstofly.org>
Thank you Lennert, I take this as an acknowledgement that you are not
aware of any other ARM platform using that kernel parameter other than
IXP2000s, according to documentation there should not be any but it is a
bit complicated to figure out.
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