Re: SCSI MPT drivers - why compiled as a module?
On Sat, Jun 04, 2005 at 09:58:46PM +0200, Rafal Jankowski wrote:
> I am using Dell Power Edge 400SC server with SCSI controller which
> uses MPT drivers and I can not boot it from the Debian kernel.
> I would like to ask debian-kernel developers if it is possible to
> compile in the future SCSI MPT drivers directly into the kernel
> (CONFIG_FUSION option for 2.6.x and for 2.4.x CONFIG_FUSION and
> CONFIG_FUSION_BOOT options).
Disk drivers are almost always compiled as modules nowadays, in order
that the stock kernel can stand a reasonable chance of fitting on
installation media and the like. The correct approach when using a stock
kernel is to make sure your initrd knows to load the Fusion module.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]