Re: [PATCH] Link order of drivers outside drivers/scsi

From: Torben Mathiasen (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 11:18:43 EST

On Mon, Oct 09 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > At this point, I would prefer that we just leave the ordering alone - I
> > don' tknow of any actual problems with it, and I don't think it's worth
> > re-organizing things to make it the exact same thing it used to be..
> SCSI has real ordering requirements for drivers.
> You have to do Buslogic and AHA17xx before AHA15xx or you get a wrong driver
> and in the 17xx case data corruption risks
> You must do scsi before i2o_scsi or AMI Megaraids break

My point exactly. The ordering of driver in drivers/scsi is done now,
but I don't see a clean way of doing I2O without moving upperlayers
into a seperate dir.

Torben Mathiasen <>
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