Re: [PATCH 00/71] More fixes, cleanup and modernization for NCR5380 drivers

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Fri Nov 20 2015 - 05:01:11 EST

On Fri, Nov 20, 2015 at 07:19:21PM +1100, Finn Thain wrote:
> Yes. I didn't do that conversion because I don't have ISA hardware and I
> don't understand ISA probing.
> The present patch set doesn't seek to resurrect the ISA drivers. But I am
> trying to avoid regressions.
> I have mixed feelings about the ISA drivers. ISA DMA support complicates
> things (it was never completed) and DMA seems to be the main obstacle to
> merging the two core driver forks.

I'd love to be able to get rid of the ISA drivers to be honest. Given
that they appear to be gravely broken before your cleanups this might
be an opportunity to get rid of them.
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