[CentOS] loading modules across reboots

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Aug 26 20:16:43 UTC 2008


Joseph L. Casale wrote:
> I have a CentOS 5.2 install on a machine with the Marvell nic issue outlined in
> http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2612. I have a few questions regarding this, what
> does the # echo "11ab 4364" > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/sky2/new_id line do? Obviously it
> starts right after but what specifically is the "11ab 4364" part? Also, how do I get this
> to load across reboots? I have the alias and module in my modprobe.conf but that is not enough.
>   


11AB 4364 are likely the PCI Vendor/Device IDs.

indeed...

http://pci-ids.ucw.cz/iii/?i=11ab

shows thats Marvell, and that DeviceID 4364 is the 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit 
Ethernet Controller


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