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SubjectRe: sata & scsi suggestion for make menuconfig
> >> I know that it's difficult to get people to read docs & help text,
> >> and maybe it is needed in more places, but CONFIG_ATA (SATA/PATA)
> >> help text says:
> >> NOTE: ATA enables basic SCSI support; *however*,
> >> 'SCSI disk support', 'SCSI tape support', or
> >> 'SCSI CDROM support' may also be needed,
> >> depending on your hardware configuration.
> >
> > Yes but that would mean that you have to open the help for each item
> > that you add.
> >
> >> A popup makes some sense, but I don't know if menuconfig knows how to
> >> do popup warnings... and it needs to be done for all *configs,
> >> not just menuconfig.
> >
> > Maybe add a new type?
>
> How about
> comment "Note: 'SCSI disk support' is required for SATA/PATA HDDs!"
> depends on ATA && !BLK_DEV_SD

Yes! Maybe create some status-line at the bottom of the screen in which
these hints scrollby. Like powertop does.


Folkert van Heusden

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