Phoronix: Linux 5.14 Set To Retire The Long-Deprecated RAW Driver For Direct I/O Access

Linux's RAW driver (RAW_DRIVER) for providing direct I/O access to block devices is finally set to be removed with the Linux 5.14 kernel this summer since its deprecation all the way back in the mid 2000s and its use has been discouraged even longer...

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