Commit a921e9bd authored by Arnd Bergmann's avatar Arnd Bergmann Committed by Greg Kroah-Hartman

isdn: i4l: move active-isdn drivers to staging

The icn, act2000 and pcbit drivers are all for very old hardware,
and it is highly unlikely that anyone is actually still using them
on modern kernels, if at all.

All three drivers apparently are for hardware that predates PCI
being the common connector, as they are ISA-only and active
PCI ISDN cards were widely available in the 1990s.

Looking through the git logs, it I cannot find any indication of a
patch to any of these drivers that has been tested on real hardware,
only cleanups or global API changes.
Signed-off-by: default avatarArnd Bergmann <>
Acked-by: default avatarKarsten Keil <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 01ed1e15
......@@ -16,8 +16,6 @@ README.FAQ
- general info for FAQ.
- info on the HiSax driver which replaces the old teles.
- info on driver for IBM ACT-2000 card.
- info for running audio over ISDN.
......@@ -34,14 +32,8 @@ README.hfc-pci
- info on hfc-pci based cards.
- info on driver for Hypercope active HYSDN cards
- info on the ICN-ISDN-card and its driver.
- info on the Modular ISDN subsystem (mISDN)
- info on the PCBIT-D ISDN adapter and driver.
- info on driver for Spellcaster cards.
- info on running Sync PPP over ISDN.
......@@ -8,9 +8,6 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_MISDN) += mISDN/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN) += hardware/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DIVERSION) += divert/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_HISAX) += hisax/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_ICN) += icn/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_PCBIT) += pcbit/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_LOOP) += isdnloop/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_ACT2000) += act2000/
obj-$(CONFIG_HYSDN) += hysdn/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_GIGASET) += gigaset/
......@@ -123,16 +123,6 @@ comment "ISDN4Linux hardware drivers"
source "drivers/isdn/hisax/Kconfig"
menu "Active cards"
source "drivers/isdn/icn/Kconfig"
source "drivers/isdn/pcbit/Kconfig"
source "drivers/isdn/act2000/Kconfig"
# end ISDN_I4L
......@@ -104,4 +104,6 @@ source "drivers/staging/wilc1000/Kconfig"
source "drivers/staging/most/Kconfig"
source "drivers/staging/i4l/Kconfig"
endif # STAGING
......@@ -41,3 +41,4 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_FB_TFT) += fbtft/
obj-$(CONFIG_FSL_MC_BUS) += fsl-mc/
obj-$(CONFIG_WILC1000) += wilc1000/
obj-$(CONFIG_MOST) += most/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_I4L) += i4l/
# Old ISDN4Linux config
menu "Old ISDN4Linux (deprecated)"
depends on ISDN_I4L
source "drivers/staging/i4l/icn/Kconfig"
source "drivers/staging/i4l/pcbit/Kconfig"
source "drivers/staging/i4l/act2000/Kconfig"
# Makefile for the old ISDN I4L subsystem and device drivers.
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_ICN) += icn/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_PCBIT) += pcbit/
obj-$(CONFIG_ISDN_DRV_ACT2000) += act2000/
* The icn, pcbit and act2000 drivers are dead, remove them in 2017
after another longterm kernel has been released, just in the
unlikely case someone still has this hardware.
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