Commit:     abd4aa5a97ebc0efb9a7fbc98ef0bcf39266fadf
Parent:     f3a740c5fb792098d7e7a24cd194a6d8c710ea94
Author:     Dave Jones <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Sun Jul 15 23:40:49 2007 -0700
Committer:  Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Mon Jul 16 09:05:46 2007 -0700

    undeprecate raw driver
    Despite repeated attempts over the last two and half years, this driver
    seems somewhat persistant.  Remove its deprecated status as it has existing
    users who may not be in a position to migrate their apps to O_DIRECT.
    Signed-off-by: Dave Jones <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt |    8 --------
 drivers/char/Kconfig                       |    9 ++++-----
 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt 
index f5d6f4d..18bd2dd 100644
--- a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
+++ b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
@@ -41,14 +41,6 @@ Who: Pavel Machek <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
-What:  RAW driver (CONFIG_RAW_DRIVER)
-When:  December 2005
-Why:   declared obsolete since kernel 2.6.3
-       O_DIRECT can be used instead
-Who:   Adrian Bunk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
 What:  old NCR53C9x driver
 When:  October 2007
 Why:   Replaced by the much better esp_scsi driver.  Actual low-level
diff --git a/drivers/char/Kconfig b/drivers/char/Kconfig
index f664868..ec9dc3d 100644
--- a/drivers/char/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/char/Kconfig
@@ -979,15 +979,14 @@ config GPIO_VR41XX
        depends on CPU_VR41XX
 config RAW_DRIVER
-       tristate "RAW driver (/dev/raw/rawN) (OBSOLETE)"
+       tristate "RAW driver (/dev/raw/rawN)"
        depends on BLOCK
-         The raw driver permits block devices to be bound to /dev/raw/rawN. 
-         Once bound, I/O against /dev/raw/rawN uses efficient zero-copy I/O. 
+         The raw driver permits block devices to be bound to /dev/raw/rawN.
+         Once bound, I/O against /dev/raw/rawN uses efficient zero-copy I/O.
          See the raw(8) manpage for more details.
-          The raw driver is deprecated and will be removed soon.
-          Applications should simply open the device (eg /dev/hda1)
+          Applications should preferably open the device (eg /dev/hda1)
           with the O_DIRECT flag.
 config MAX_RAW_DEVS
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