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Re: Still Having Fun with SCSI Emulation.


I think you need some kind of directive early on to have the ide devices 
treated as scsi. Ergo the lilo.conf append. This loads very early in the 
boot process. To illustrate I'm including a snipit from my 
/var/log/messages ...
kernel:  BIOS-e820: 00000000fff80000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
kernel: On node 0 totalpages: 65520
kernel: zone(0): 4096 pages.
kernel: zone(1): 61424 pages.
kernel: zone(2): 0 pages.
kernel: Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=l ro 
		root=301 BOOT_FILE=/boot/vmlinuz speakup_synth=ltlk hdc=ide-scsi 
kernel: ide_setup: hdc=ide-scsi
kernel: ide_setup: hde=ide-scsi
kernel: Initializing CPU#0

 \On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Martin G. McCormick wrote:

> 	I have one last question before I dive back in to this
> this weekend.
> 	If the SCSI support is compiled in rather than modules,
> does that change the need for the lilo.conf directive that
> Janina is referring to?
> 	There is nothing at all regarding SCSI in my lilo.conf.
> 	My understanding of modules versus compiled is that it is
> all supposed to function the same when up and running.  The only
> difference is that your kernel grows or shrinks by loading and
> unloading portions of code as needed rather than just having them
> sitting there unused part of the time.
> Martin
> Janina Sajka writes:
> >I have it as modules, and I have had no dificulty with it since at least 
> >2.2.12. I have it on my IBM Thinkpad T20, where I have a swappable ide 
> >burner.
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