[CentOS] loading modules across reboots

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

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.



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