Re: [RESEND PATCH] arm: assabet_defconfig: disable IDE subsystem

From: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Date: Wed Jul 13 2016 - 07:00:57 EST


On Friday, July 08, 2016 10:23:48 PM Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Friday, July 8, 2016 5:24:41 PM CEST Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz wrote:
> > This patch disables deprecated IDE subsystem in assabet_defconfig
> > (no IDE host drivers are selected in this config so there is no
> > valid reason to enable IDE subsystem itself).
> >
> > Cc: Dmitry Eremin-Solenikov <dbaryshkov@xxxxxxxxx>
> > Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <b.zolnierkie@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> I think the series makes a lot of sense. I have checked your assertions
> in the changelogs and found no flaws in your logic, so I think we should
> take them all through arm-soc unless there are other concerns.

Thank you.

Should I resend everything or just patches that were not reposted yet
(the ones that were marked as RFT initially and got no feedback)?

> Do you have a list of ARM defconfigs that keep using CONFIG_IDE and
> how you determined that they need it?

The only such defconfig is davinci_all_defconfig which uses
palm_bk3710 host driver (CONFIG_BLK_DEV_PALMCHIP_BK3710).

> I know that ARCH_RPC/ARCH_ACORN has a couple of special drivers that
> have no libata replacement, are there any others like that, or are
> they all platforms that should in theory work with libata but need
> testing?

All platforms except ARCH_ACORN, ARCH_DAVINCI & ARCH_RPC should work
with libata.

Best regards,
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics