[PATCH 00/10] Remove obsolete and orphaned wifi drivers

Kalle Valo kvalo at kernel.org
Tue Oct 24 01:41:24 AEDT 2023

"Arnd Bergmann" <arnd at arndb.de> writes:

> On Mon, Oct 23, 2023, at 15:45, Kalle Valo wrote:
>> Arnd Bergmann <arnd at kernel.org> writes:
>>> From: Arnd Bergmann <arnd at arndb.de>
>>> As discussed previously, a lot of the older wifi drivers are likely
>>> entirely unused, Though we can't know for sure.
>>> As suggested by both Greg and Jakub, let's remove the ones that look
>>> are most likely to have no users left and also get in the way of the
>>> wext cleanup. If anyone is still using any of these, we can revert the
>>> driver removal individually.
>>> I would suggest merging these for net-next after 6.7-rc1 is out
>> Why net-next? I want to take these to wireless-next to avoid any
>> conflicts with other wireless patches.
> My mistake, I actually rebased them on top of wireless-next before
> sending out the patches, I just forgot update the text I had
> already written a week earlier.

Ah, good that we are on the same page then :)

>> We could take these to wireless-next after we submit the last new
>> features (-next) pull request to v6.7, so most likely already next week.
>> So if anyone has any problems with these speak up now.
> Sounds good to me, thanks!

Thanks for the patches! I applied them to our pending branch for some
build testing, there were few conflicts I guess due to recent cleanup
patches but obviously easy to fix :)




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