[PATCH] mv643xx_eth_pcidev : implement hotplug by matching the Discovery II/III northbridge pci id (Was: + mv643xx_eth_pcidev-implements-hotplug-for-the-marvell-gige-functionality-by-probing-the-northbridge-pci-id.patch added to -mm tree)

Sven Luther sven.luther at wanadoo.fr
Wed Oct 4 02:29:05 EST 2006

On Tue, Oct 03, 2006 at 04:23:55PM +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 03, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Match the Marvell Discovery II/III northbridge pci id to add hotplug
> > support for the builtin gigabit ethernet driver (mv643xx_eth).
> there is no need for this patch. a0245f7ad5214cb00131d7cd176446e067c913dc fixed it.

I think that is a limited description, not sure.

> Put this in your early boot scripts:
> for i in `find /sys -name modalias`;do /sbin/modprobe -v "`cat $i`"&done

Does this also account for all those distributions out there who have pure
udev based installers ? 


Sven Luther

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