Re: [PARPORT] ZIP+ Driver (imm-0.15) release (and it works! :=)

David Campbell (
Mon, 27 Apr 1998 07:25:21 +0000

> To: "David Campbell" <>
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> Subject: Re: [PARPORT] ZIP+ Driver (imm-0.15) release (and it works! :=)
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> Date: Sun, 26 Apr 1998 10:49:06 +0200

> OK. What am I doing daft? I can't get the module dependencies right for imm.o.
> depmod -a makes imm.o depend on scsi_mod.o which is fine but in reality it
> needs to go via sd_mod.o otherwise mount complains about /dev/sda not
> existing. What obvious thing am I missing?

imm.o is a low level driver which registers with scsi_mod. The sd_mod asks
the scsi_mod if it knows of any disk devices on any hosts, scsi_mod will
reply with relevant info. Hence "scsi_mod is the center of the Linux SCSI
universe" and everything goes through it.

David Campbell
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