On Wed, 21 Feb 2007 15:19:44 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:Ah, Fedora has this horror in its initscripts (which explains why I missed
it in my grep)..
# Initialize ACPI bits
if [ -d /proc/acpi ]; then
for module in /lib/modules/$unamer/kernel/drivers/acpi/* ; do
modprobe $module >/dev/null 2>&1
Ah, this also explains why the i2c_ec and sbs drivers were loaded on
Chuck's system, although they were not needed.
This is there because there's no clean way for userspace to know whether
to load the system specific stuff right now. Bill Nottingham pointed
out that we could add a /sys/class/dmi/modalias and appropriate MODULE_DMI
tags to the various modules like asus_acpi to make udev autoload them.
Something similiar should be doable for i2c_ec, as it's only useful if a
given ACPI object is present. sbs, in turn, is only useful if i2c_ec is