Hang on subsequent boot with PCI-passthrough
hilton.day at gmail.com
Wed Nov 13 18:57:01 UTC 2013
This is a known issue with the LSI HBA's which affects virtual instances
(VMware, Xen etc)
Add these lines to /boot/loader.conf:
On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 4:07 AM, Marek R <marek321 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm trying to passthrough a LSI HBA to a fbsd xen hvm guest.
> The problem is, it only works the first time. On subsequent boots fbsd
> hangs on the LSI driver, trying to initialize it.
> I presume this is because the PCI device is left in a different state
> than right after the host boot.
> The HBA supports function level reset and I tested it with another OS
> to make sure it indeed works.
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Boot host.
> 2. Boot fbsd guest with passed PCI device. Fbsd boots fine.
> 3. Restart the guest. Boot hangs on device initialization.
> The fbsd guest reboots fine without the passed in device.
> The host is Linux, Xen is 4.3.0. Tried with fbsd 9.2 and 10beta3. The
> host does not initialize the device (it's "hidden" with pciback)
> Is this a fbsd bug? Is there maybe some setting or boot option I could
> try to fix this?
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