[PATCH 11/22] mtd/nand: remove sh_flctl

Arnd Bergmann arnd at arndb.de
Fri Jan 13 02:06:22 PST 2023

On Fri, Jan 13, 2023, at 09:30, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 13, 2023 at 7:24 AM Christoph Hellwig <hch at lst.de> wrote:
>> Now that arch/sh is removed this driver is dead code.
> FTR, this hardware block is also present on the ARM-based
> SH-Mobile AG5 and R-Mobile A1 SoCs.
> Again, no DT support.

I would generally consider drivers dead when they have no DT support
and no platform in the upstream kernel registering the corresponding

If anyone still uses this driver on SH-Mobile or R-Mobile, they
have clearly given up on upstreaming their patches by now, and
they can carry the burden of maintaining the driver out of tree,
or re-submit a working version.


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