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SubjectRe: [PATCH] SCSI: Let users disable SCSI_WAIT_SCAN to be built
I wrote:
> --- linux-2.6.22-rc1.orig/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
> +++ linux-2.6.22-rc1/drivers/scsi/Kconfig
> @@ -241,11 +241,19 @@ config SCSI_SCAN_ASYNC
> You can override this choice by specifying "scsi_mod.scan=sync"
> or async on the kernel's command line.
>
> -config SCSI_WAIT_SCAN
> +config SCSI_WAIT_SCAN_NO_Y
> tristate
> default m
> - depends on SCSI
> - depends on MODULES

SCSI_WAIT_SCAN_NO_Y is unnecessary, as Randy Dunlap pointed out in "Re:
How to force Kconfig tristate into range n..m?".
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/5/15/320

> +
> +config SCSI_WAIT_SCAN
> + tristate "Pseudo driver which waits for SCSI scanning to finish"
> + depends on MODULES && SCSI && SCSI_WAIT_SCAN_NO_Y

depends on SCSI && m

> + help
> + When loaded, this module will do nothing else than wait for
> + SCSI low-level drivers to finish asynchronous scanning.
> + The module will be called scsi_wait_scan.

There should be explained that it is the command "modprobe
scsi_wait_scan" which is doing the waiting, and that this is useful or
required in initrds.

> + Most people can say n here.

This sentence should probably be omitted, as it may be wrong in the
future and unsafe already now.

I will resend an updated patch.
--
Stefan Richter
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