Re: [PCI] building PCI IDs/drivers DB from Linux kernel sources

From: Thierry Laronde (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 06:20:13 EST

On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 09:06:21PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Mon, 30 Jul 2001 11:33:19 +0200,
> Thierry Laronde <> wrote:
> >In order to allow a kind of light detection of hardware to be use during
> >installation, I wanted to build a database (for PCI: I start with the
> >easiest...) with the following format:
> >
> depmod already builds /lib/modules/`uname -r`/modules.pcimap containing
> all the data required for PCI identification. Before you reinvent too
> many wheels, see the hotplug project,

Thanks for the pointer. I will give a look.

Thierry LARONDE, Centre de Ressources Informatiques, Archamps - France
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