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

From: Torben Mathiasen (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 15:40:22 EST

On Mon, Oct 09 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > > 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?
> I will double check that with Eric Youngdale. It may be the driver in the 1542
> code was changed to detect a 17xx and leave it alone at some point in 2.0
> days. The buslogic one the comments still claim is needed
> > > 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.
> Yep.

Okay I might be too tired to see this now, but AFAIK i2o does link after
scsi in test9. We need however to remove the #ifdef MODULE around
"#include scsi_module.c" in i2o_scsi.c and everything should be set.

Torben Mathiasen <>
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