Changelog of features / drivers removed from kernel?

Evan T Mesterhazy etm2131 at
Mon Feb 8 09:00:27 EST 2021

Thanks, Greg - good suggestion regarding `git bisect`. I was able to narrow
it down to a change between 5.8 and 5.9, so maybe that's the next logical
thing to do. None of the config options added between those releases seemed
relevant to the issue, but perhaps one of them is and I just don't realize

- Evan

On Mon, Feb 8, 2021 at 1:52 AM Greg KH <greg at> wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 07, 2021 at 05:30:34PM -0500, Evan T Mesterhazy wrote:
> > Apologies if this comes off as a lazy question, but after a fair bit of
> > searching I've been unable to find a changelog indicating which device
> > drivers / features were dropped from various versions of the kernel. Does
> > such a changelog exist?
> `git log v5.1..v5.2` will show you the whole log, but that's a lot.
> > I'm specifically trying to narrow down why the PCI devices on a server I
> > have work with 5.8 and don't work with 5.9+. The server is circa 2014,
> so I
> > suppose there's an off chance support for some component got dropped.
> I doubt support for such modern hardware has been dropped in kernel
> versions like this.  Odds are you just forgot to update a configuration
> option.
> Try using `git bisect` to track down the offending commit, that will go
> much faster.
> good luck!
> greg k-h

Evan Mesterhazy
etm2131 at
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