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Subject[PATCH 24/26] docs: i2c: old-module-parameters: clarify this is for obsolete kernels
This section applies only to code for very old kernels. Avoid people
reading this unnecessarily.

Signed-off-by: Luca Ceresoli <>
Documentation/i2c/old-module-parameters.rst | 5 +++++
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/i2c/old-module-parameters.rst b/Documentation/i2c/old-module-parameters.rst
index 0503d2f0b127..80fb117883fd 100644
--- a/Documentation/i2c/old-module-parameters.rst
+++ b/Documentation/i2c/old-module-parameters.rst
@@ -2,6 +2,11 @@
I2C device driver binding control from user-space

+.. NOTE::
+ Note: this section is only relevant if you are handling some old code
+ found in kernel 2.6. If you work with more recent kernels, you can
+ safely skip this section.
Up to kernel 2.6.32, many I2C drivers used helper macros provided by
<linux/i2c.h> which created standard module parameters to let the user
control how the driver would probe I2C buses and attach to devices. These
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