Bug 598252 - shpchp loaded although irc:freenode/##kernel says i dont have any hotplug capabilities
Summary: shpchp loaded although irc:freenode/##kernel says i dont have any hotplug cap...
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel   
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Version: 13
Hardware: x86_64 Linux
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Assignee: Kernel Maintainer List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-05-31 22:01 UTC by Arne Woerner
Modified: 2011-06-02 13:03 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-06-02 13:03:00 UTC
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Description Arne Woerner 2010-05-31 22:01:34 UTC
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...

If not:
Is it a bug, that SHPC is loaded?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot
2. execute # lsmod | grep hp
Actual results:
# lsmod | grep hp
shpchp                 28784  0 

Expected results:
# lsmod | grep hp | wc -l

Additional info:
What main boards have that PCI/PCIexpress hotplug feature?

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Comment 2 Arne Woerner 2011-06-02 13:03:00 UTC
i dont use PCI devices anymore... -arne

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