exclude device from bus probe?
Jamie Paul Griffin
jamie at kode5.net
Tue Sep 18 09:04:24 UTC 2012
> We have a system based on Supermicro X7SPA-HF with IPMI connected via a
> shared 82574L NIC. We are not using this NIC for anything from the OS but
> the probing and device attach breaks the IPMI connection so bad FBSD don't
> see any screen during boot. There is no BIOS flag that disables the NIC
> from the OS, only a HW strap but that dsables the IPMI also.
> Is it possible to disable the probe of the NIC using hists to the PCI bus
> driver? I have addded hint.em.0.disable=1 but it does not help.
> em0 at pci0:2:0:0: class=0x020000 card=0x10d315d9 chip=0x10d38086 rev=0x00
> vendor = 'Intel Corporation'
> device = '82574L Gigabit Network Connection'
> class = network
> subclass = ethernet
> Any other suggestions appreciated.
You could remove it from the Kernel config file and build a custom Kernel.
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