USB support

Alexander E. Patrakov see at the.sig
Sat May 29 06:48:14 PDT 2004

Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> Alexander E. Patrakov said the following on 29-05-2004 11:06:
>> You compiled usbcore ("USB Device Filesystem support") as a module
>> or didn't compile it at all. Bootscripts currently don't handle
>> usbcore being a module and probably won't support it in the future.
>> And probably you don't need it at all if you can configure your
>> BIOS to emulate a PS/2 mouse.
> There should be a warning in the book about this; in the kernel 
> instructions & the bootscripts instructions.

It was already on the kernel page at the time when you mailed that:

> LFS bootscripts make the assumption that you either compile "USB
> device filesystem" directly into the kernel, or don't compile it at
> all. They will not work properly if it is a module (usbcore.ko).

Should I put a {note}...{/note} tag around that? Should I really
duplicate this on the bootscripts page?

Alexander E. Patrakov
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