[alsa-devel] [PATCH] driver core: remove CONFIG_SYSFS_DEPRECATED

Dave Airlie airlied at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 07:00:31 CEST 2010

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 2:14 PM, Greg KH <gregkh at suse.de> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 10:24:18AM +1000, Dave Airlie wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 9:38 AM, Andrew Morton
>> <akpm at linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>> > On Fri, 9 Jul 2010 11:54:50 -0700
>> > Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh at suse.de> wrote:
>> >
>> >> This is no longer needed by any userspace tools, so it's safe to
>> >> remove.
>> Also still used for booting mainline kernels on RHEL5 userspaces.
> Really?  I thought that was fixed a long time ago.  What kernel was
> RHEL5 originally based on?
> And note that no RHEL5 user is going to be using a .36 kernel on their
> system, that's a completely unsupported and unadvised situation.  Heck,
> I'd be amazed if a .34 kernel.org kernel boots on the thing, does it?

I think some people do it internally, last time I did it was to test
something I was backporting, so you want to make sure the upstream
version boots and the backported version also boots on the same

original kernel was 2.6.18.


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