Re: [RFT] powerpc: convert ppc64e_defconfig to use libata PATA drivers

From: Michael Ellerman
Date: Thu Nov 17 2016 - 07:05:27 EST

On Wed, 2016-03-02 at 15:50:26 UTC, Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> IDE subsystem has been deprecated since 2009 and the majority
> (if not all) of Linux distributions have switched to use
> libata for ATA support exclusively. However there are still
> some users (mostly old or/and embedded non-x86 systems) that
> have not converted from using IDE subsystem to libata PATA
> drivers. This doesn't seem to be good thing in the long-term
> for Linux as while there is less and less PATA systems left
> in use:
> * testing efforts are divided between two subsystems
> * having duplicate drivers for same hardware confuses users
> This patch converts ppc64e_defconfig to use libata PATA
> drivers.
> Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@xxxxxxxxxxx>

Applied to powerpc next, thanks.