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From: Greg KH <>
To: Stephen Hemminger <>
Subject: Re: Why to I2c drivers not autoload like other PCI devices?
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2007 16:56:00 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20070103165020.4b277ebc@freekitty>

On Wed, Jan 03, 2007 at 04:50:20PM -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> Is there some missing magic (udev rule?) that keeps i2c device modules
> from loading? For example: the Intel i2c-i801 module ought to get loaded
> automatically on boot up since it has a set of PCI id's that generate
> the necessary module aliases. It would be better if I2C device's autoloaded
> like other PCI devices.

No, it should autoload, if it has a MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE() in it.  In
fact, the i2c-i801 autoloads on one of my machines just fine.  Are you
sure your pci ids match properly?


greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2007-01-04  0:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-01-04  0:50 Stephen Hemminger
2007-01-04  0:56 ` Greg KH [this message]
2007-01-04  1:29   ` Stephen Hemminger
2007-01-04  5:51     ` Greg KH
2007-01-04 16:54       ` [i2c] " Jean Delvare
2007-01-04 17:54         ` Stephen Hemminger
2007-01-04 19:32           ` Greg KH
2007-01-04 20:47             ` Jean Delvare

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