[CentOS] loading modules across reboots

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Tue Aug 26 20:41:05 UTC 2008


Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>> 11AB 4364 are likely the PCI Vendor/Device IDs.
>>     
>
> # lspci
> 00:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12)
> # lspci -n
> 00:00.0 0200: 11ab:4364 (rev 12)
>
> Yup, so what was the significance of this requirement after loading the module? I assume
> it would start working once rebooted so long as the module loaded? Which I am still trying
> to figure out how :)
>   


possibly the driver as delivered doesn't recognize that specific version 
of the device, so needs a nudge to handle this specific device ID ?

[this is purely a wild a** guess]



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