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Subject[PATCH 18/19] BLOCK: Make USB storage depend on SCSI rather than selecting it [try #5]
From: David Howells <>

This makes CONFIG_USB_STORAGE depend on CONFIG_SCSI rather than selecting it,
as selecting it makes CONFIG_USB_STORAGE override the dependencies of SCSI,
causing it to turn on even if they aren't all met.

Signed-Off-By: David Howells <>

drivers/usb/storage/Kconfig | 5 ++---
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/drivers/usb/storage/Kconfig b/drivers/usb/storage/Kconfig
index be9eec2..5f720d7 100644
--- a/drivers/usb/storage/Kconfig
+++ b/drivers/usb/storage/Kconfig
@@ -8,8 +8,7 @@ comment "may also be needed; see USB_STO

tristate "USB Mass Storage support"
- depends on USB
- select SCSI
+ depends on USB && SCSI
Say Y here if you want to connect USB mass storage devices to your
computer's USB port. This is the driver you need for USB
@@ -18,7 +17,7 @@ config USB_STORAGE
similar devices. This driver may also be used for some cameras
and card readers.

- This option 'selects' (turns on, enables) 'SCSI', but you
+ This option depends on 'SCSI' support being enabled, but you
probably also need 'SCSI device support: SCSI disk support'
(BLK_DEV_SD) for most USB storage devices.

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