Re: small note to GENERIC for isa dependency
From: Roman Kurakin (rik_at_cronyx.ru)
Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 15:57:21 +0400 To: Doug White <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Doug White wrote:
>On Wed, 14 Apr 2004, Josef El-Rayes wrote:
>>i just noticed that removing 'device isa' with 'device npx' still enabled
>>results in a break of the kernel build.
>>as i did not find any hint in GENERIC or NOTES i was wondering whether i should
>>wrtie a short hint and if so, how it should look like.
>You want to do the same thing for pci? There's a LOT of stuff that
>depends on that! :) I don't think that trying to add comments to keep
>people from doing really dumb thing with config files is doing to fix the
Ok. If I don't have ISA at all, what is bad in idea to remove it from
You may argue that I can do the same if I have no PCI. Yes, you are right.
But ISAless machine are more common nowadays, than PCIless (especially
>problem. Theres a reason we have a whole section in the Handbook on
>kernel configuration, and we still have people doing dumb things :)
>Also note there is a "don't remove this" comment on npx, which you would
>think keep people from screwing around with it to much.
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