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Re: sg (scsi generic) module missing



On 2004.04.12 16:49, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 03:40:32PM -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> > > > module.  It was there in ./2.6.4-1.300, it's missing in 305.
> > > > What happened to it?
> > > 
> > > it's deprecated
> > 
> > How do I control my tape library robot?  AFAIK that is only controlled
> > via sg (the other SCSI modules ignore tape robots).
> 
> Use 2.4 or rebuild the kernel. Ditto with ide-scsi, both are needed for
> real world hardware. Oh and file a bug, and if it closed re-open it until
> you get a working answer.

FC2T3 is still missing the ide-scsi module! And filing a bug doesn't work :-(
I've had one in bugzilla since February 28, and no reaction whatsoever from
the Red Hat kernel packagers...

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=117095

Why not compile ide-scsi? Why inconvenience owners of tape drives that need it?
Put it in unsupported for all I care, but compile it, _please_.

Willem Riede.



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