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SubjectRe: ide <-> via VT82C693A/694x problems?
On Wed, May 01, 2002 at 02:01:34AM -0700, Erik Steffl wrote:
> Xavier Bestel wrote:
> >
> > Le mer 01/05/2002 ŕ 03:59, Erik Steffl a écrit :
> > > the MB uses via chips so I included via82cxxx driver (as a module). is
> > > that correct?
> > >
> > > however, I just checked and via82cxxx is NOT loaded. What do I need to
> > > do to make ide driver is using via82cxxx module?
> > >
> > > I have ide driver compiled in (booting from ide hd), does via82cxxx
> > > have to be compiled in?
> >
> > You mean the ide module is on the ide drive ? And you want it to be
> > loaded before any ide access ?
> ide is compiled in (not a module), via82cxxx is a module.
> via82cxxx is never loaded - what do I need to do to actually use this
> module? Most other modules are loaded either automatically or an alias
> is needed, however I have no idea what to do to make kernel use
> via82cxxx (would ide module use it?). I thought that as long as I
> configure it in kernel make xconfig as a module it will be used, but
> it's not loaded (so I guess it's not used).
> I suspect that it might be the reason why my cd drive does not rip
> audio cds...

via82cxxx cannot be compiled as a module - doesn't allow that.
And not only that - it doesn't support it in the source - it has to be
compiled into the IDE driver to work.

Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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