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

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 12:37:24 EST

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Torben Mathiasen wrote:
> >
> > Link scsi as a whole before i2o ?
> >
> Yes, that can be done pretty easy, but Then I2O will link
> core - hosts - upper - I2O and I'm not sure this is okay.

Think modules. Remember how it has always worked.

The above is pretty much how all the default builds for distributions have
been: the "scsi" kernel comes with a few (the most common) host controller
drivers built in, and everything else is a module.

And a module is basically the same as being dead last in the linking


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