[PATCH] staging: Remove the mt29f_spinand driver
gregkh at linuxfoundation.org
Mon Nov 5 13:29:49 UTC 2018
On Mon, Nov 05, 2018 at 11:12:27AM +0100, Miquel Raynal wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon at bootlin.com> wrote on Mon, 22 Oct 2018
> 22:10:59 +0200:
> > A new SPI NAND subsystem has been added in drivers/mtd/nand/spi/ and
> > Micron's MT29F devices are now supported in
> > drivers/mtd/nand/spi/micron.c.
> > Remove the old driver.
> > Signed-off-by: Boris Brezillon <boris.brezillon at bootlin.com>
> > ---
> > Hello,
> > If anything is missing in drivers/mtd/nand/spi/micron.c to properly
> > support the devices supported by the mt29f_spinand driver, please let
> > me know.
> > I might accept to delay removal of this driver if I have some guarantees
> > that existing users will actually switch to the new driver at some
> > point.
> > Regards,
> > Boris
> > ---
> I plan to apply this patch but I would like your approval first.
> As a summary, the mt29f_spinand driver is a Micron SPI NAND chip
> driver interfacing with the raw NAND API (which is 'wrong').
> Boris has recently contributed a SPI NAND framework supporting SPI
> NAND chips from several vendors, including Micron, that is supposed to
> take over this driver.
> Do you see anything that should prevent us to remove it now?
Not at all, I was going to add this patch to my tree right now, as I
couldn't do anything until after 4.20-rc1 was out. Any objection from
me just taking it that way and getting it into 4.20-final?
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