[PATCH 5/6] ibmvscsi: Remove unsupported host config MAD and sysfs interface

Johannes Thumshirn jthumshirn at suse.de
Thu Feb 4 19:03:17 AEDT 2016

On Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 05:28:33PM -0600, Tyrel Datwyler wrote:
> A VIOSRP_HOST_CONFIG_TYPE management datagram (MAD) has existed in
> the code for some time. From what information I've gathered from
> Brian King this was likely implemented on the host side in a SLES 9
> based VIOS, which is no longer supported anywhere. Further, it is
> not defined in PAPR or supported by any AIX based VIOS.
> Treating as bit rot and removing the sysfs interface and associated
> host config code accordingly.

Doesn't removing a sysfs interface potentially break userspace code?

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