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Re: 3 days till freeze of initrd contents

On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 04:26:49AM -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> On Tuesday, October 5, 2004, at 08:11 PM, Sven Luther wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 05, 2004 at 07:57:20PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> >>It looks to me as if ide-probe, being built-in, is run before the
> >>modular IDE drivers are loaded by hw-detect, and doesn't get a
> >>chance to run again. I note that, on i386, CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE=m,
> >>while the powerpc-small config has CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE=y. I suspect
> >>that modularizing this would fix the problem. That might well be far
> >>too risky a change for sarge at this point, though.
> >
> >CONFIG_BLK_DEV_IDE=y is needed for pmac_ideor whatever, which cannot
> >be built modular.
> So why does it work for the businesscard CD booted via BootX?  What 
> is it about the non-"small" kernel configuration that makes it work?

The normal configuration works for you because it has all the IDE
drivers built in.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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