Do we need this junk?

Wilko Bulte wb at
Thu Apr 5 20:20:03 UTC 2007

On Thu, Apr 05, 2007 at 02:01:50PM -0600, Warner Losh wrote..
> > So I come back to the question of why we have external devices from
> > 1987 still floating around in the kernel and more importantly why
> > these devices are enabled by default in the GENERIC kern conf?
> Because they work and are necessary.  If you don't know that, I'll
> echo Kris' "Thank you for the input" and be done with it.

By far the best answer to this thread-aka-time-sink I have seen sofar.

Wilko Bulte				wilko at

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