Re: Possible bug in SCSI Kconfig

From: Matthew Wilcox
Date: Thu Oct 23 2008 - 13:39:35 EST

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 07:30:33PM +0200, Stefan Richter wrote:
> - scsi_wait_scan is a special method to wait for devices during boot
> which only works with some hardware types. More general methods are
> available and have been in use far longer than scsi_wait_scan
> exists. Nobody fundamentally needs scsi_wait_scan, it is only a
> convenient tool for some users who choose to use it.
> Special features are traditionally per default off in Kconfig and
> are supposed to be actively enabled.

What 'general methods' would those be?

Matthew Wilcox Intel Open Source Technology Centre
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