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From: Jeff Garzik <jeff@garzik.org>
To: Bernard Pidoux <pidoux@ccr.jussieu.fr>
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Why SCSI module needed for PCI-IDE ATA only disks ?
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2006 18:44:36 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4574B2E4.8060206@garzik.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <457492B2.2050107@ccr.jussieu.fr>

Bernard Pidoux wrote:
> I am asking why need to compile the following modules while I do not
> have any SCSI device ?

libata uses SCSI to provide a lot of infrastructure that it would 
otherwise have to recreate.  Also, using SCSI meant that it 
automatically worked in existing installers.

	Jeff




  parent reply	other threads:[~2006-12-04 23:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2006-12-04 21:27 Bernard Pidoux
2006-12-04 22:00 ` Phillip Susi
2006-12-04 23:44 ` Jeff Garzik [this message]
2006-12-05  1:39   ` Ed Sweetman
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     [not found] ` <fa.IqtlZas3d+ZPuhF6S6N/ivdF8Wo@ifi.uio.no>
     [not found]   ` <fa.HDRhmOhDQliejH7ijqJBWw9Jw0o@ifi.uio.no>
2006-12-06  1:21     ` Robert Hancock
2006-12-06  2:07       ` Ed Sweetman
2006-12-06  2:14         ` Robert Hancock
2006-12-06  2:46           ` Ed Sweetman

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