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    SubjectRe: MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(isapnp, ...) does nothing
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    On Wednesday 25 November 2009, Kay Sievers wrote:
    > On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 22:23, Ondrej Zary <linux@rainbow-software.org>
    wrote:
    > > On Tuesday 24 November 2009 09:57:28 Kay Sievers wrote:
    > >> Oh, your box has acpi mapped pnp aliases for this device? You can see
    > >> your ID string somewhere in this list?
    > >>   grep . /sys/bus/acpi/devices/*/modalias
    > >>
    > >> If not, is it in the pnp bus list?
    > >>   grep . /sys/bus/pnp/devices/*/id
    > >
    > > It's listen in the pnp bus only:
    > >
    > > $ grep -i 80d6 /sys/bus/acpi/devices/*/modalias
    > > $ grep -i 80d6 /sys/bus/pnp/devices/*/id
    > > /sys/bus/pnp/devices/01:01.00/id:PNP80d6
    > > $ cat /sys/bus/pnp/devices/01\:01.00/id
    > > RTL8019
    > > PNP80d6
    > >
    > > So the acpi alias was useless (I just copied another entry). This alone
    > > works: alias pnp:dPNP80d6* ne
    >
    > I see. Plain upstream udev would not load anything here, as the pnp
    > bus has no modalias support because of the non-working aliases. We
    > rely on acpi mapping all the pnp entries. Your system probably runs
    > the shell script which iterates over the "id" file and calls modprobe
    > for all it finds in there.

    It's Debian Squeeze.

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    Ondrej Zary
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