Bug 168727 - missing entries for NForce ethernet controller, PCI class 0x680, PCI ID 0x10de 0x0057
missing entries for NForce ethernet controller, PCI class 0x680, PCI ID 0x1...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: hwdata (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Blocks: 167543
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Reported: 2005-09-19 15:48 EDT by Jason Vas Dias
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:55 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-19 15:55:28 EDT
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Description Jason Vas Dias 2005-09-19 15:48:12 EDT
Description of problem:

As reported by geir.inge@gmail.com, for bug 167543, when trying to use
system-config-netboot's disklessrc script to boot a diskless client, 
the module for the network adapter was not found.

The network adapter had a PCI Class of '0x680' .

There are no PCI IDs with a class of 0x680 in the latest hwdata-0.169-1 .

This device class needs to be added to hwdata .

There needs to be pcitable and modules.pcimap entries for this NForce device:
0x10de  0x0057  "forcedeth"
Similar to the one already in pcitable:
0x10de  0x00d6  "forcedeth"

system-config-netboot-0.1.33+ will now search for devices of class 0x680, but
they need to be in hwdata for the modules that handle them to be loaded by

The user reported:
One problem still remains. The netboot generated initrd failed to detect my
network adapter. I have an onboard ethernet controller provided by the nforce4
chipset. To fix this problem I had to edit the "disklessrc" file adding a new
pci class of 0680:

PCICLASS="0200 0280 0680"

in addition, the line 

0x10de  0x0057  "forcedeth"

had to be added to the file /usr/share/hwdata/pcitable.

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Steps to Reproduce:
Boot up with new NForce motherboard containing ethernet controller device
with class 0x680, PCI ID 0x10de  0x0057
Actual results:
module "forcedeth" not loaded for device

Expected results:
module "forcedeth" should be loaded 

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-19 15:55:28 EDT
modules.pcimap/pcitable are no longer used - it's read directly from modules.alias.

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