dracut: ide vs ata modules

Michael Shigorin mike at osdn.org.ua
Fri Mar 28 22:26:59 CET 2014

On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 05:58:36PM +0100, Kacper Kornet wrote:
> I can see three solutions:
> 1) Don't build the ide modules at all. It is the way Fedora
> went (they have CONFIG_IDE not set except on powerpc). However
> arekm claims that there are some ide modules not ported to ata.
> 2) Change the order of modules presented by modprobe for a
> given alias. That can be accomplished by a trivial patch to
> kernel Makefile.
> 3) Blacklist ide modules in dracut configuration

4) Provide a separate subpackage, e.g. kernel-modules-ide-*
   in ALT Linux have been created exactly for that reason:
   so that those who actually need these can just install.

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