Automatic load of PCI kernel modules [WAS: [RFT] Automatic load of USB kernel modules]

Robert Millan rmh at
Sun Jun 26 10:33:19 UTC 2011

2011/6/26 Hans Petter Selasky <hselasky at>:
> Hi,
> I see that a lot of PCI device drivers use code to check their ID's.
> [...]

I seem to recall devd doesn't process PCI because it is event-driven and
there are no "events" associated with PCI cards.

Perhaps it could be modified to scan for PCI cards via libpci on initialization
and generate "fake" events for them?

Robert Millan

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