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Subject[PATCH] ata/kconfig: Re: Why SCSI module needed for PCI-IDE ATA only disks ?
On Tue, 05 Dec 2006 21:46:54 -0500 Ed Sweetman wrote:

-ETOOMANYWORDS && -ENOPATCH, so here is one to consider.
Help text can also be added. <supply text>
This is similar to what USB storage already does.

From: Randy Dunlap <>

Provide more clues about SCSI config options that are needed
for libata (SATA/PATA) drivers.

Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <>
drivers/ata/Kconfig | 9 +++++++++
1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)

--- linux-2.6.19-git7.orig/drivers/ata/Kconfig
+++ linux-2.6.19-git7/drivers/ata/Kconfig
@@ -17,6 +17,15 @@ config ATA
that "speaks" the ATA protocol, also called ATA controller),
because you will be asked for it.

+comment "NOTE: ATA enables basic SCSI support; *however*,"
+ depends on ATA
+comment "+ 'SCSI disk support', 'SCSI tape support', or '"
+ depends on ATA
+comment "+ 'SCSI CDROM support' may also be needed,"
+ depends on ATA
+comment "+ depending on your hardware configuration."
+ depends on ATA
if ATA

config SATA_AHCI
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