ide_scsi module on FC2
dima at mailvision.net
Fri Jul 9 08:09:24 UTC 2004
Thank you very much for such detailed answer. I'll do that.
P.S. - Why is it disabled ? Does it offend some other module or something ?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Willem Riede" <wrrhdev at riede.org>
To: <fedora-test-list at redhat.com>
Sent: Friday, July 09, 2004 1:55 AM
Subject: Re: ide_scsi module on FC2
> On 07/08/2004 07:11:07 PM, Dima Gutzeit wrote:
> > Dear list members ,
> > Recently I've installed FC2 and tried to use a backup solution I used
> > that (Tapeware) with IDE tape drive. It does not work ... After
> > the issue with Tapeware support it appears that they need the device to
> > listed in /proc/scsi/scsi , which could be achived , on older versions ,
> > using ide_scsi kernel module.
> > 2.6 release of kernel lacks this module ... Can I somehow recompile the
> > 2.6.6 kernel to include this module ? Is it possible ?
> Unfortunately, FC2 kernels do not have ide-scsi pre-compiled, so if you
> to use it, you'll have to compile it yourself...
> If you've never done that before, as root, cd to
> copy the config file matching your kernel architecture from configs to
> (you can also copy /lib/modules/2.6.6-1.435.2.3/build/.config), run make
> enable SCSI emulation support, found under ATA/ATAPI/MFM/RLL support.
> Exit xconfig saving the changes, compile the kernel with
> # make all
> # make modules_install
> # make install
> (or # installkernel 2.6.6-1.435.2.3custom arch/i386/boot/bzImage
> Reboot and select your new kernel.
> Success, Willem Riede.
> PS - Arjan, you've never told me why you are not re-enabling ide-scsi, or
> what conditions you would be prepared to so (so that those of us that need
> for our tape drives don't have to suffer).
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