coldplugging & modules

Jim Gifford lfs at
Wed Jul 14 12:33:21 PDT 2004

> OK, I know this is going to sound flippant, but surely the IDE bus
> support has to be compiled in (assuming you're not running SCSI) of
> course.  I mean, you're never going to get the module loaded if the IDE
> bus isn't available (and you're not doing initrd type stuff).  So,
> taking it one stage past that, we'll assume the IDE bus is up and we
> have access to whatever device has the modules on it.

Not necessarily. Most mkinitrd scripts take that into account. Unless your
not building it as modules then this point is mute.

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