Description of problem:
I had the idea that i could turn off power to my PCI/PCIe cards in order to save power (my box needs to be on 24/7 for HVAC monitoring and TV recording)...
Then i googled and found that PCI has an optional hot-plug feature that needs special support by the main board...
My main board is an ASROCK ALiveDual-eSATA2...
It seems like the official fedora core 13 kernel loads the kernel module shpchp...
Does that mean, i have an SHPC chip on my main board?
On irc:freenode/##kernel they told me that no mainstream/cheap main board has PCI hotplug capabilities...
Is it a bug, that SHPC is loaded?
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2. execute # lsmod | grep hp
# lsmod | grep hp
shpchp 28784 0
# lsmod | grep hp | wc -l
What main boards have that PCI/PCIexpress hotplug feature?
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i dont use PCI devices anymore... -arne