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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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