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SubjectRe: usb-storage loads scsi_mod, but not sd_mod (2.6.9)
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Am Sonntag, 26. Dezember 2004 20:19 schrieb William Park:
> Dear USB developers,
>
> In 2.6.9, 'usb-storage' module depends on 'scsi_mod', but not 'sd_mod'.
> This means that I have to load 'sd_mod' manually, or put something like
> alias block-major-8-* sd_mod
> in /etc/modprobe.conf.
>
> Is there reason why 'sd_mod' is not listed as one of dependant modules
> for 'usb-storage'?

Yes. You might connect optical and tape drives as well as even other SCSI
devices by bridges. We must not assume all storage devices to use sd.

Regards
Oliver
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