Re: Linux 3.8 broken for MacBookAir5,1

From: Alan Stern
Date: Mon Feb 18 2013 - 17:38:31 EST

On Mon, 18 Feb 2013, Otavio Salvador wrote:

> >> I thought the ehci-pci module would be load for every ehci PCI; What
> >> do you think?
> >
> > The kernel can't guarantee anything about what driver modules are
> > loaded. That's up to userspace. In particular, the initramfs image
> > must be set up properly (if that is where these modules are loaded
> > from).
> But why kernel cannot load it if we have a PCI subsystem? Or do you
> think my initrd did not put the module on the initramfs image?

That's exactly what I think. See this message and the corresponding

Alan Stern

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