[2.6 patch] select for drivers/mtd
dwmw2 at infradead.org
Mon Nov 29 18:04:15 EST 2004
On Sun, 2004-11-28 at 23:56 +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> The patch below switches options to use select where appropriate.
Thanks. Applied to bk://linux-mtd.bkbits.net/mtd-2.6 to go in after
> One of the dependencies of MTD_GEN_PROBE was on MTD_INTELPROBE that
> isn't in Linus' tree. If this symbol is present in the mtd cvs, a
> similar select is needed there.
It's gone now; removing it was correct.
> What's the purpose of the MTD_DOCECC option, which has always the same
> value as the MTD_DOCPROBE option?
It's obsolescent. The new DiskOnChip hardware driver was recently
converted from using it, in favour of the new Reed-Solomon library code.
Some day relatively soon the old hardware driver can go too, but not
yet. It's probably not worth converting that to the new ECC code.
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