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SubjectRe: expresscard hotplug not working
Mark Lord wrote:
> Mike Mohr wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I think I'm having a similar problem to the fellow listed here:
>>
>> http://kerneltrap.org/mailarchive/linux-kernel/2007/10/16/344543
>>
>> The only difference is that no card will work at all unless it is
>> inserted before system power is turned on. If the card is removed
>> while the system is running it stops working and will never return to
>> life unless the system is rebooted with the card in the slot.
> ..
>
> It's probably the b0rked PCIe hotplug support.
> The driver is way too strict about things at times,
> and as a result it doesn't work "out of the box" on
> a huge number of Dell notebooks (and possibly others).
>
> Just create a file called /etc/modprobe.d/pciehp,
> and stick this one line into it:
>
> options pciehp pciehp_force=1
>
> See if that works.
..

Oh, one other thing is also needed:
add a line for pciehp to /etc/modules
to ensure the driver gets loaded at boot time.

Cheers


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