[Skiboot] [PATCH] Drop support for p5ioc2
stewart at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Nov 18 11:31:52 AEDT 2015
Daniel Axtens <dja at axtens.net> writes:
> p5ioc2 is used by approximately 2 machines in the world, and has never
> ever been a supported configuration.
> Not only is the code virtually unused and very tricky to test, but
> keeping it around is making life unnecessarily difficult:
> - It's more complexity to manage for things such as PCI slot support
> - It's more code for static analysis to cover, which means more time
> fixing bugs that affect no-one.
> - It's bloating every single install of skiboot for no benefit.
> - It's reducing coverage stats, which is sad.
> Drop p5ioc2.
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Axtens <dja at axtens.net>
> Tested on a p7ioc machine (vpl4). As soon as a phb3 machine becomes
> available I'll test against that, but I haven't touched any of that
Thanks, merged to master as of 0baf63f38757.
In discussion with benh and anton on IRC, we're likely going to remove
the rest of P7 support "soon" from master.
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