[linux-usb-devel] Re: [Bug 4424] New: modem speedtouch USB don't work on amd64 with kernel 2.6.12-rc1

Roman Kagan rkagan at mail.ru
Thu Mar 31 03:32:51 EST 2005

On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 09:03:11AM +0100, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-31 at 09:50 +0200, Duncan Sands wrote:
> > I'd rather have "select".  I'm considering having it select ATM as well...
> > I think select is more logical: if someone has this modem, it's natural
> > that they simply choose to build the driver, and that dependencies are
> > automatically taken care of.
> No, really -- it's entirely _unnatural_ that if they want to turn ATM
> off, they can't because some random driver they don't care about has
> _forced_ it to be on.

I agree on this one: if one has a USB DSL modem he can be expected to
have enough clue to turn USB and ATM stacks on.

FW_LOADER however falls into a different category, where "select" is
IMHO more appropriate.


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