"modprobe: FATAL: Error inserting acpiphp (/lib/modules/2.6.18-164.el5/kernel/drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp.ko): No such device" is output

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  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5


  • Why the following message is output
modprobe: FATAL: Error inserting acpiphp (/lib/modules/2.6.18-164.el5/kernel/drivers/pci/hotplug/acpiphp.ko): No such device


  • Your hardware does not support PCI hotplug.

Root Cause

  • acpiphp is an ACPI Hot Plug PCI Controller Driver.

Diagnostic Steps

  • Run the following command, then the message is output.
# modprobe acpiphp

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