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SubjectRe: RAID superblock confusion
Mike Fedyk wrote:
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> Ahh, but if you use initrd you can even have the ide and scsi drivers as
> modules.
>
> What is needed is to make the disk modules depend on the raid modules (only
> if the raid code is enabled of course) so that modprobe can load the raid
> modules first.
>
> Then you'd just need to make sure that if there are any block modules linked
> into the kernel that raid is also linked into the kernle instead of a module.
>
> Is there some reason why this wouldn't work (except for CML1
> complications...)?

Having block devices depend on raid modules isn't the solution.
A user may have many block devices with raid on only a few
of them.

I think this sort of setup-specific dependencies belong in userspace,
i.e. /etc/conf.modules:

pre-install <block-driver-with-raid-partitions> insmod
<raid-modules-needed>


Helge Hafting
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