Subject: Re: Removing __BROKEN_CONFIG_UNIT_USAGE
To: Izumi Tsutsui <>
From: Jachym Holecek <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 07/16/2007 16:53:09
# Izumi Tsutsui 2007-07-16:
> wrote:
> > Attached is a patch that should DTRT and allow us to remove the
> > __BROKEN_CONFIG_UNIT_USAGE tests in subr_autoconf.c.
> > 
> > My understanding of the sun3 code is that it used it to make sure the
> > xd and xy drives had the correct numbers, while still having a wildcard
> > instance in the config file, which is not only wrong but confusing.
> I have not checked your patch closely, but
> arch/sun3/sun3{,x}/vme.c also have broken cf_unit usage.

A quick grep through sun3 configs shows vme only ever has wired instances,
so it would seem it's not broken in the __BROKEN_CONFIG_UNIT_USAGE sense.

	-- Jachym