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Date:	Wed, 11 Apr 2007 10:30:56 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Esben Nielsen <>
To:	Jan Engelhardt <>
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 20/30] Use menuconfig objects - ARCNET

On Tue, 10 Apr 2007, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

> (Wow, not a single MODULE_AUTHOR line in drivers/net/arcnet/ ...)

ArcNet is old. Almost nobody is using it anymore. I used it at my former 
job, since we used it as control network. A lot of companies still does 
quitely, but not in combination with Linux.

> Use menuconfigs instead of menus, so the whole menu can be disabled at
> once instead of going through all options.
> Signed-off-by: Jan Engelhardt <>
> Index: linux-2.6.21-rc5/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
> ===================================================================
> --- linux-2.6.21-rc5.orig/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
> +++ linux-2.6.21-rc5/drivers/net/arcnet/Kconfig
> @@ -2,10 +2,8 @@
> # Arcnet configuration
> #
> -menu "ARCnet devices"
> +menuconfig ARCNET
> 	depends on NETDEVICES && (ISA || PCI)

Why does it depend on ISA || PCI ? People tend to forget the PCMCIA 
driver. And in principle you could enable the ArcNet framework without 
using any of the drivers in the kernel tree.


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