Re: Sparc release requalification
On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 10:03:46AM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 08:38:22PM +0100, Jurij Smakov wrote:
> > > > > If the PROM console driver still has some utility, maybe the boot option is
> > > > > the way to go... does it? Does anyone still manufacture new machines with
> > > > > new and strange console types that we don't support? :)
> > > >
> > > > The PROM console driver has no relevance today at all.
> > > >
> > > > It should simply never be used.
> > >
> > > OK, cool, please remove it, and also please propagate that to the stable
> > > branches so we don't miss anyone who's not on the bleeding edge.
> > Please feel free to follow up on http://bugs.debian.org/525958 which I've
> > filed in April to have the CONFIG_PROM_CONSOLE removed.
> Yeah, definitely, Cc:ed. Dave has in the meantime killed it completely in
> his stable tree:
> There's another commit that takes it out of the defconfigs completely - it
> was already unset there for a while now. So it's pretty much official now
> (well, Linus still has to take it in, but that should be a formality).
Disabled in trunk for 2.6.31.
Could you test a Lenny image with CONSOLE_PROM_CONSOLE disabled to verify
there are no regressions?