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SubjectRe: [PATCH] PCMCIA: Allow PCMCIA SCSI drivers to be built into the kernel.
On 3/25/2007 7:59 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> Remove the Kconfig requirement that the PCMCIA SCSI drivers be built
> only as modules, and allow them to be built into the kernel.
>
> Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@mindspring.com>
>
> ---
>
> i imagine there's a historical reason for these drivers being forced
> to be built only as modules.

(I don't know. Maybe hot-ejection or re-insertion is broken?)

> and i'm not sure whether i should have
> CCed the SCSI folks, the PCMCIA folks, or both. or whatever.

I'd say, if in doubt send to both of these, instead of LKML.

> compile-tested on x86 with "make allyesconfig".
>
> diff --git a/drivers/scsi/pcmcia/Kconfig b/drivers/scsi/pcmcia/Kconfig
> index eac8e17..7dd787f 100644
> --- a/drivers/scsi/pcmcia/Kconfig
> +++ b/drivers/scsi/pcmcia/Kconfig
> @@ -3,11 +3,11 @@
> #
>
> menu "PCMCIA SCSI adapter support"
> - depends on SCSI!=n && PCMCIA!=n && MODULES
> + depends on SCSI!=n && PCMCIA!=n
>
> config PCMCIA_AHA152X
> tristate "Adaptec AHA152X PCMCIA support"
> - depends on m && !64BIT
> + depends on !64BIT
> select SCSI_SPI_ATTRS
> help
> Say Y here if you intend to attach this type of PCMCIA SCSI host
> @@ -18,7 +18,6 @@ config PCMCIA_AHA152X
>
> config PCMCIA_FDOMAIN
> tristate "Future Domain PCMCIA support"
> - depends on m
> help
> Say Y here if you intend to attach this type of PCMCIA SCSI host
> adapter to your computer.
> @@ -28,7 +27,7 @@ config PCMCIA_FDOMAIN
>
> config PCMCIA_NINJA_SCSI
> tristate "NinjaSCSI-3 / NinjaSCSI-32Bi (16bit) PCMCIA support"
> - depends on m && !64BIT
> + depends on !64BIT
> help
> If you intend to attach this type of PCMCIA SCSI host adapter to
> your computer, say Y here and read
> @@ -62,7 +61,6 @@ config PCMCIA_NINJA_SCSI
>
> config PCMCIA_QLOGIC
> tristate "Qlogic PCMCIA support"
> - depends on m
> help
> Say Y here if you intend to attach this type of PCMCIA SCSI host
> adapter to your computer.
> @@ -72,7 +70,6 @@ config PCMCIA_QLOGIC
>
> config PCMCIA_SYM53C500
> tristate "Symbios 53c500 PCMCIA support"
> - depends on m
> help
> Say Y here if you have a New Media Bus Toaster or other PCMCIA
> SCSI adapter based on the Symbios 53c500 controller.


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