Loading drivers via kldload

Stanislav Sedov stas at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 12 06:47:19 UTC 2011

On Thu, 11 Aug 2011 17:08:30 -0700
David Somayajulu <david.somayajulu at qlogic.com> mentioned:

> Hi All,
> While loading PCIe based HBA drivers via kldload, does FreeBSD expect a valid (i.e., non-zero)  PCI subsystem Vendor and Device IDs?

It depends on the specific driver.  FreeBSD doesn't check for the PCI ID
in general.  Usually, drivers contains a routine that check if this driver
can be used with that hardware based on the PCI ID.

Stanislav Sedov

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