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SubjectRe: 2.6.28: How come some kernel options cannot be disabled for non-existent hardware?
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 07:25:42AM -0500, Justin Piszcz wrote:

> It still shows up as enabled and it is in dmesg shown above. How come
> some kernel options are enabled and cannot (easily?) be disabled for
> hardware that does not exist in my machine?

It's enabled by the ATA_ACPI support so libata can handle ACPI-based
drive hotswaps. You can check these by looking at the help for an option
in make menuconfig. That'll tell you what's selecting an option.

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Matthew Garrett | mjg59@srcf.ucam.org

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