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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: SCSI scanning
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Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > Maybe nobody ever insmod'ed a module for a scsi device they don't
> > have?
>
> No, that's not it - the way most distributions do SCSI auto-detection is
> to load modules until they succeed.

> At least I _think_ that's what they do. That's what I'd do if I were a
> distribution maker.

No, that's not it. They parse /proc/pci or the output of lspci to
determine which module to insert.

At least I _think_ that's what they do. Not that I'd do it differently
from you if I were a distribution maker.

Roger.

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