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Re: [opensuse-factory] Hardware Support: Marvell 88E8056
  • From: Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 17:03:24 +0200
  • Message-id: <45339F3C.40107@xxxxxxx>
Bernhard Walle wrote:
> Hello,
>
> * Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006@xxxxxxx> [2006-10-16 16:33]:
>> Bernhard Walle wrote:
>>> * Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx> [2006-10-16 15:18]:
>>>>> this can be passed to the driver at runtime.
>>>> How is that done? I haven't been able to find a comprehensive
>>>> specification or list of kernel command-line options. Or do you mean it
>>>> can be done even after the system is running?
>>> If the driver isn't specially prepared (i.e. module paremeters), it
>>> cannot.
>> No. See new_id in sysfs once the driver is loaded.
>
> Which kerenl introduced this? On 2.6.16 it's not present.

For your enlightenment:
# find /sys/ -name new_id

The feature is in all kernels since at least 2.6.8 (SUSE Linux 9.2),
maybe even before that.


Regards,
Carl-Daniel
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