Support for PCIe hotplugging

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Environment

Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10
Novell Linux Desktop 9

Situation

The system doesn't see all hardware attached through hotpluggable PCI-E bridges.

Resolution

SLES 9 does not support this type of hotplugging. The hotplug driver does not recognize hotplug ports on such bridges, so the system will not see the hardware.

For hotplugging to work on this type of hardware, it is necessary to use SLES 10 or later products.

Disclaimer

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  • Document ID:7001789
  • Creation Date: 04-Nov-2008
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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