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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/2] staging: octeon-usb: delete the octeon usb host controller driver

On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 10:15:09AM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> This driver was merged back in 2013 and shows no progress toward every
> being merged into the "correct" part of the kernel.

Do you mean all the patches since 2013 were "no progress"? Thanks.

> The code doesn't even build for anyone unless you have the specific
> hardware platform selected, so odds are it doesn't even work anymore.

I used it in production almost a decade with no issues with unpatched
mainline kernel. All reported issues were fixed. Last kernel I ran
was v5.3.

> Remove it for now and is someone comes along that has the hardware and
> is willing to fix it up, it can be reverted.

Probably the next one who tries it, should try add support in
dwc2. Originally the maintainer of that driver did not prefer this,
maybe the current one does not mind...


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