Re: Possible bug in SCSI Kconfig

From: Fabio Comolli
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 15:32:10 EST


On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 9:26 PM, Matthew Wilcox <matthew@xxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 09:25:46PM +0200, Fabio Comolli wrote:
>> I don't use initrd at all. I just noticed the existence of this module
>> while trying to have a non modular kernel. This failed because of
>> ipw2200 and after having enabled modules again I just found this
>> scsi_wait_scan.ko.
> If you turn off CONFIG_MODULES, the module goes away.

Unfortunately this is not an option because of ipw2200. I don't use
initrd and if I turn off CONFIG_MODULES the kernel hangs forever
requesting the firmware.

> --
> Matthew Wilcox Intel Open Source Technology Centre
> "Bill, look, we understand that you're interested in selling us this
> operating system, but compare it to ours. We can't possibly take such
> a retrograde step."

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