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Re: [PATCH] linux-initrd: Add AHCI modules.

From: Mark H Weaver
Subject: Re: [PATCH] linux-initrd: Add AHCI modules.
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:40:39 -0400
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David Thompson <address@hidden> writes:

> One problem that Mark Weaver and I encountered when intalling the GNU
> system on our Thinkpad X60s was that initrd couldn't boot from our SATA
> hard disks without passing additional kernel modules in the
> operating-system declaration.  I think it would make a lot of sense to
> have these modules loaded by default, given the widespread use of SATA
> disks.
> I doubt that hardcoding the AHCI module names into linux-modules is the
> preferred way to do this, but I wanted to propose something simple to
> get the discussion started. :)
> Thoughts?

Another option would be to build AHCI support into the kernel.  I'm
currently testing a proposed patch.  I'm not sure whether this is better
or not; I'll leave it to others to decide :)


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