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Date:   Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:36:08 +0100
From:   Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>
To:     Boris Brezillon <>
Cc:     Nicolas Ferre <>,
        Alexandre Belloni <>,
        Tejun Heo <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pata: remove the at91 driver


On Friday, February 17, 2017 10:36:40 AM Boris Brezillon wrote:
> This driver is orphan since commit 2e591e7b3ac2 ("ARM: at91: remove
> at91sam9261/at91sam9g10 legacy board support"). Given that nobody cared
> adding DT support to it, it probably means it's no longer used and is
> thus a good candidate for removal.

The exact commit which removed PATA support for AT91SAM9260 seems to
be b2026f708e09 ("ARM: at91: remove at91sam9260/at91sam9g20 legacy
board support").

> Signed-off-by: Boris Brezillon <>

Acked-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>

> ---
> Note that I'm removing this driver because I plan to rework the macro
> definitions in atmel-smc.h, and some of them are used in this driver.
> Since I can't test it, and this drivers is not used anymore, it's probably
> better to remove it.

Best regards,
Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics

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