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SubjectRe: 2.4.21-rc3
Am Freitag, 23. Mai 2003 16:13 schrieb Philippe Gramoullé:
> Hello Russell,
> On Fri, 23 May 2003 22:56:17 +1000
> Russell Coker <> wrote:
> | I've noticed that the modules ide-taskfile.o and ide-io.o depend on
> | each other if you compile the 2.4.21-rc3 with IDE as modules.
> |
> | Is this a bug in the kernel or are we supposed to use a new module
> | loader that can resolve such things?
> IIRC, according to Alan Cox, on LKML, IDE shouldn't even work as a module,
> well, if you value your data.
> So why don't you include IDE statically in your kernel ?

Because it worked for ages and do NOT since 2.4.19 or so.

I have all SCSI and need ATA/IDE only from time to time to recover bad ATA/IDE
disks for some friends or customers.

ATA/IDE shouldn't be demanded thing in the kernel.

Dieter Nützel
Graduate Student, Computer Science

University of Hamburg
Department of Computer Science
@home: Dieter.Nuetzel at (replace at with @)

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