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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Use Kconfig flag to remove support of deprecated BE2/BE3 adapters
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From: Petr Oros <poros@redhat.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2018 14:12:28 +0200

> Add flags to remove support of deprecated BE2/BE3 adapters.
> BE2 disable will reduce .ko size by 2kb and BE3 by 3kb.
> Disable both will reduce .ko size by 9kb.
>
> With dissabled support is also removed coresponding PCI IDs
> and codepath with [BE2|BE3|BEx]_chip checks.
>
> New help style in Kconfig
>
> Signed-off-by: Petr Oros <poros@redhat.com>

Sorry, I'm not too hot about this.

Imagine being one of the people who has one of these cards.

Pulling out detection and working'ness of devices from a driver
is a big step backwards, and I'm sorry I will don't want to be
part of something that facilitates this.

The S390 folks tried something similar in the past and I reject
those changes too.

Thanks.

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