[PATCH 2/2] isdn: i4l: move active-isdn drivers to staging
gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Thu Jan 5 13:19:47 PST 2017
On Tue, Jan 03, 2017 at 10:19:29PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Tuesday, January 3, 2017 4:24:36 PM CET Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 02, 2016 at 08:06:46PM +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> > > The icn, act2000 and pcbit drivers are all for very old hardware,
> > > and it is highly unlikely that anyone is actually still using them
> > > on modern kernels, if at all.
> > >
> > > All three drivers apparently are for hardware that predates PCI
> > > being the common connector, as they are ISA-only and active
> > > PCI ISDN cards were widely available in the 1990s.
> > >
> > > Looking through the git logs, it I cannot find any indication of a
> > > patch to any of these drivers that has been tested on real hardware,
> > > only cleanups or global API changes.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
> > > Acked-by: Karsten Keil <isdn at linux-pingi.de>
> > This patch got added in the 4.6 kernel release. As I am now taking
> > patches for 4.11-rc1, I figure it is time to just delete the
> > drivers/staging/i4l/ directory now, given that no one has really done
> > anything with it. If people show up that wish to maintain it, I'll be
> > glad to revert it, or if someone really screams in the next week.
> > Otherwise it's time to just move on
> Sounds good to me.
Ok, now deleted!
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