[i2c] Why to I2c drivers not autoload like other PCI devices?

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Jan 4 01:56:00 CET 2007

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

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