Re: PNP patch into kernel when?

Andrew E. Mileski (
Wed, 4 Dec 1996 22:38:51 -0500 (EST)

> > 3) __ALL__ references to the old API in the kernel will be removed,
> > and replaced with the equivalent request_hw_resource() or
> > release_hw_resource() calls.
> > What does everyone think?
> Go for it. It's sufficiently early in the 2.1 development effort that by
> the time it's time for 2.2, all these old drivers will have a chance to get
> updated.

Okay then, this is the approach the PnP patch will take.

I think this squashes all the complaints put forward so far.
If not, please remind me.

> IMHO, there's no reason to drag the old interface along.


Andrew E. Mileski
Linux Plug-and-Play Kernel Project
XFree86 Matrox Team