[git pull] more PCMCIA updates for 2.6.34 (including ioctl deprecation)

Dominik Brodowski linux at dominikbrodowski.net
Wed Mar 10 16:00:15 EST 2010


On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 09:45:46PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> Hi!
> > > So you believe that disabling the button in the graphical environment
> > > to allow PCMCIA cards to be removed (such as CF cards) - leaving the
> > > user to merely pull out the CF card, while the FS is mounted, is a
> > > good idea?
> > 
> > Do any graphical environments even support the ancient user space
> > pcmcica helper stuff ? I can't find any evidence they do but I realise
> Yes; qtopia shipped with zaurus sl-5500 (collie), and very probably
> opie and gpe...
> Sharp needed operating system for the handheld, and yes it supported
> all the hw.

So qtopia still uses the PCMCIA ioctl? Or is it some custom add-on code by
zaurus? I'd very much like to see some more source code, what parts of
the IOCTL it uses etc. pp. Or at least some pointers...


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