Re: [PATCH] 2.6 SGI Altix I/O code reorganization

From: Jesse Barnes <>
Date: 2004-10-08 03:22:48
On Thursday, October 7, 2004 10:06 am, Luck, Tony wrote:
> >Yeah, sorry, I shouldn't have said cleanup, fixup is better.
> >Anyway, they
> >need to be separate since they'll be going into the tree via
> >Andrew not Tony.
> A couple of days back I said that I'm ok pushing these drivers.
> Although they don't have "arch/ia64" or "include/asm-ia64"
> prefixes, they are only used by ia64.  I'm even ok with the
> qla1280.c change as the final version is only touching code
> inside #ifdef CONFIG_IA64_{GENERIC|SN2) ... but I would like
> to see a sign-off from the de-facto maintainer Christoph for
> this file.

Ok great, that'll help keep things in good shape.

> However ... there's a thread on LKML wailing about huge changes
> going into "-rc" releases.  Since there still seems to be
> a lively discussion about the the right way to do the pci_root
> bits of this patch, I'm very inclined to save this till *after*
> Linus release 2.6.9-final.  If there's a _mostly_ clean patch
> presented to me before 2.6.10-rc1 shows up, I'll push that and
> allow for some follow-on tidy-up patches to clean up.

Sounds good, thanks Tony.

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