[CentOS] Kernel - pata_via

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Sat Jun 28 15:06:01 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 6:21 AM, Grzesiek <grz3chu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Why standard Centos 5.2 kernel does not have a module "pata_via." I
> have an old motherboard and IDE drive. The standard kernel does not
> work. Kernel include a module "pata_via" only in centosplus. It is a
> bug?

pata_via is not enabled in the upstream kernel, not just 5.2 but in
earlier versions as well.  It is the upstream' decision.  CentOS users
are fortunate because Johnny Hughes offers the centosplus kernel in
which a number of modules are turned on to provide wider hardware


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