m68knommu: add info about removing mcfserial
Sebastian Siewior [Wed, 14 May 2008 23:05:30 +0000 (16:05 -0700)]
Schedule a removal for this driver. Alternative driver is available for
a while now.

Signed-off-by: Sebastian Siewior <bigeasy@linutronix.de>
Acked-by: Greg Ungerer <gerg@uclinux.org>
Acked-by: Alan Cox <alan@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
drivers/serial/Kconfig
drivers/serial/mcfserial.c

index 3c35d45..5b3f31f 100644 (file)
@@ -289,6 +289,14 @@ Who:       Glauber Costa <gcosta@redhat.com>
 
 ---------------------------
 
+What:  old style serial driver for ColdFire (CONFIG_SERIAL_COLDFIRE)
+When:  2.6.28
+Why:   This driver still uses the old interface and has been replaced
+       by CONFIG_SERIAL_MCF.
+Who:   Sebastian Siewior <sebastian@breakpoint.cc>
+
+---------------------------
+
 What:  /sys/o2cb symlink
 When:  January 2010
 Why:   /sys/fs/o2cb is the proper location for this information - /sys/o2cb
index 36acbcc..62e6eb1 100644 (file)
@@ -976,11 +976,15 @@ config SERIAL_68328_RTS_CTS
        depends on SERIAL_68328
 
 config SERIAL_COLDFIRE
-       bool "ColdFire serial support"
+       bool "ColdFire serial support (DEPRECATED)"
        depends on COLDFIRE
        help
          This driver supports the built-in serial ports of the Motorola ColdFire
          family of CPUs.
+         This driver is deprecated because it supports only the old interface
+         for serial drivers and features like magic keys are not working.
+         Please switch to the new style driver because this driver will be
+         removed soon.
 
 config SERIAL_MCF
        bool "Coldfire serial support (new style driver)"
index 43af40d..56007cc 100644 (file)
@@ -1,3 +1,4 @@
+#warning This driver is deprecated. Check Kconfig for details.
 /*
  * mcfserial.c -- serial driver for ColdFire internal UARTS.
  *