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Old 04-10-2013, 06:23 AM   #1
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how to know if linux need all compiled in block device?

I have a compaq presario cq60-300eo and I'm compiling my own linux kernel. dmesg give
Compaq SMART2 Driver (v 2.6.0)
at bot time and I don't think my computer uses this driver. How do I know what needs to be compiled in to the kernel?

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Old 04-11-2013, 04:16 PM   #2
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This will help you with PCI devices.
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