Bug 125813 - Missing pcitable entry for sata_sil on initrd images
Missing pcitable entry for sata_sil on initrd images
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-06-11 15:12 EDT by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-07 14:49:10 EDT
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2004-06-11 15:12:58 EDT
Description of problem:

Initrd images include sata_sil.ko module in modules/modules.cgz
but a corresponding entry for a device with a PCI ID 1095:3114,
i.e. Silicon Image SiI 3114 SATARaid Controller,
is missing from modules/pcitable.  This makes an installation on
a machine where drives are hooked up to such controller, ahem,
"interesting".

AFAICS this is not much different in rawhide installation images
from 09-Jun-2004.  That means that sata_sil.ko is stil there
but it vanished not only from pcitable but also from modules.dep.

It is true that currently use sata_sil seems to require booting
with acpi=off for a reliable operation but there is a hardware
around where there is not much in other choices.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-06-14 11:45:25 EDT
pcitable isn't really needed anymore -- we include
/modules/modules.pcimap and that should be sufficient for getting the
module loaded.  Is the module not getting auto-loaded for you?
Comment 2 Michal Jaegermann 2004-06-14 19:59:52 EDT
> Is the module not getting auto-loaded for you?
This is indeed the case and once I modified pcitable it got
loaded immediately.  I did find the ID in question in modules.pcimap,
together with three others listed for sata_sil, but it did not
look that this was relevant.
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-07 14:49:10 EDT
Should be fine in FC3.

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