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Date:   Fri, 27 Apr 2018 17:07:41 +0200
From:   Heiko Stuebner <>
To:     Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] video: fbdev: remove unused auo_k190xfb drivers

Am Freitag, 27. April 2018, 13:04:24 CEST schrieb Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz:
> auo_k1900fb and auo_k1901fb drivers have been introduced six
> years ago by following commits:
> commit 2c8304d3125b ("video: auo_k190x: add code shared by controller drivers")
> commit 96b1d500e028 ("video: auo_k190x: add driver for AUO-K1900 variant")
> commit 53027cdf2a67 ("video: auo_k190x: add driver for AUO-K1901 variant")
> They never had any in-kernel user so just remove them (since
> they are platform drivers they need corresponding platform
> devices to be registered by kernel and it has never happened).
> Cc: Heiko Stübner <>
> Signed-off-by: Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz <>

While I still hold the ereaders using these controllers in high regard
as my first kernel hacking project, reality is that I don't think I'll
ever continue on trying to mainline these and if later someone wants
to resurrect these (very old now) devices, they'll probably need a drm-
driver anyway. So for the removal

Reviewed-by: Heiko Stuebner <>


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