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

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 12:30:12 EST

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
> 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

Hmm.. The current order is the same as in 2.2.x, and puts aha17xx _after_
the other ones. Or did that change in the later 2.2.x series?

> You must do scsi before i2o_scsi or AMI Megaraids break

So change the drivers/Makefile to put scsi before i2o and
drivers/scsi/Makefile to do the aha17xx thing first, and we're all done.

(Not that I think any distribution would come with i2o even enabled at
this point, and the scsi ones all tend to be modules too).

End of story. No "reorganizations" needed.


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