umass problems.

Adam K Kirchhoff adamk at
Tue Jan 27 10:37:46 PST 2004

Is there any reason why umass works when compiled directly into the
kernel, even when "device atapicam" isn't in the config file?


On Tue, 27 Jan 2004, Matthew Dillon wrote:

> :Hello all,
> :
> :	I've discovered a new problem :-)  My firewire cd/dvd burner
> :also doubles as a USB device.  So I plugged the drive into my usb hub.
> :I went ahead and loaded the umass module (I have *most* usb devices
> :compiled as modules, other than the interface, generic driver, hid,
> :and keyboard).  Nothing happened :-(
> :
> :	I rebooted, and tried loading the umass module from the boot
> :loader.  It complained, however, that it was unable to load the cam
> :module.
> :
> :	Do I need to compile ATAPICAM into the kernel to get this to
> :work?  I take it that there is no atapicam module, correct?  If that's
> :the case, can this be documented in the GENERIC config file?
> :
> :Adam
>     Yes, you need to compile 'device atapicam' into the kernel.  It's
>     almost assumed these days so I will add it to GENERIC.
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon
> 					<dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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