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SubjectRe: [PATCH] init/main.c/root_dev_names - another one #ifdef
> The idea is to include the SCSI disk's names into the list only if we
> compile the kernel with the corresponding support. It's not very
> serious patch, but to put the things in order... Linus, please, apply
> it.

It took that out deliberately a few months back. The ifdefs in fact
break stuff

Firstly the array is __init so is discarded on boot

Secondly if you have an initrd containing the scsi driver layers then you
can specify root=sda quite legitimately.

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