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    SubjectRe: Possible bug in SCSI Kconfig
    Matthew Wilcox wrote:
    > On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 07:30:33PM +0200, Stefan Richter wrote:
    >> - scsi_wait_scan is a special method to wait for devices during boot
    >> which only works with some hardware types. More general methods are
    >> available and have been in use far longer than scsi_wait_scan
    >> exists. Nobody fundamentally needs scsi_wait_scan, it is only a
    >> convenient tool for some users who choose to use it.
    >> Special features are traditionally per default off in Kconfig and
    >> are supposed to be actively enabled.
    > What 'general methods' would those be?

    Waiting for the desired numbers of devices to show up. Or for a known

    scsi_wait_scan is optimal though if it is known at the outset how many
    devices (or how many at maximum) will show up.
    Stefan Richter
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