Re: [PATCH RFC 0/3] drivers/char: remove /dev/kmem for good

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Tue Mar 23 2021 - 09:18:32 EST

On Fri, Mar 19, 2021 at 03:34:49PM +0100, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> Let's start a discussion if /dev/kmem is worth keeping around and
> fixing/maintaining or if we should just remove it now for good.
> More details / findings in patch #1. Patch #2 and #3 perform minor cleanups
> based on removed /dev/kmem support.
> Only compile-tested on x86-64 -- good enough for discussing the general
> topic (RFC).

I'll gladly take this in my char/misc tree for now, to show up in
linux-next to get some testing to see if anyone complains.

Let me know if that will help out.


greg k-h