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    SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.22-rc1
     > > Would it be asking too much to have help texts on the following
    > > new (wrt 2.6.21) configuration options?
    > >
    > > ESP Scsi Driver Core (SCSI_ESP_CORE) [N/m] (NEW)
    > This one is a case where the option makes no sense by itself,
    > it provides the core common code for other front-end drivers.
    > The documentation exists in those front end drivers, which
    > in turn auto-matically select and enable this config option.
    > It would be nice if there was a Kconfig way to not provide
    > this thing at all unless one of the front-ends got selected
    > but on the otherhand I like how anyone can select it and thus
    > test the build of it :-)

    If this is just an internal option that people shouldn't have to deal
    with, why have a prompt at all? AFAIK the following (untested) patch
    should do exactly what you want.

    Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier <>

    diff --git a/drivers/scsi/Kconfig b/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
    index e62d23f..5366913 100644
    --- a/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
    +++ b/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
    @@ -1754,7 +1754,7 @@ config SUN3X_ESP
    machines. Say Y here to compile in support for it.

    config SCSI_ESP_CORE
    - tristate "ESP Scsi Driver Core"
    + tristate
    depends on SCSI
    select SCSI_SPI_ATTRS

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