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- PCI, CompactPCI, and PCI Express Hotplug hardware specific commands for cfgadm
/usr/sbin/cfgadm [-f] [-y | -n] [-v] [-o hardware_options] -c function ap_id [ap_id]
/usr/sbin/cfgadm [-f] [-y | -n] [-v] [-o hardware_options] -x hardware_function ap_id [ap_id]
/usr/sbin/cfgadm [-v] [-s listing_options] [-o hardware_options] [-l [ap_id | ap_type]]
/usr/sbin/cfgadm [-v] [-o harware_options] -t ap_id [ap_id]
/usr/sbin/cfgadm [-v] [-o hardware_function] -h [ap_id| ap_type]
The PCI hardware specific library, /usr/lib/cfgadm/pci.so.1, provides the support for hotplugging PCI and CompactPCI adapter cards into the respective hotpluggable slots in a system that is hotplug capable, through the cfgadm command (see cfgadm(1M)). This library does not include support for PCI Express Hotplug or Standard PCI Hotplug adapter cards, which are provided by a different library (see cfgadm_shp(1M)). Hotplug administrative models between PCI, CompactPCI remain the same except where noted in this document.
For PCI Hot Plug, each hotplug slot on a specific PCI bus is represented by an attachment point of that specific PCI bus.
An attachment point consist of two parts: a receptacle and an occupant. The receptacle under PCI Hot Plug is usually referred to as the physical hotpluggable slot; and the occupant is usually referred to as the PCI adapter card that plugs into the slot.
Attachment points are named through ap_ids. There are two types of ap_ids: logical and physical. The physical ap_id is based on the physical pathname, that is, /devices/pci@1/hpc0_slot3, whereas the logical ap_id is a shorter, and more user-friendly name. For PCI hotpluggable slots, the logical ap_id is usually the corresponding hotplug controller driver name plus the logical slot number, that is, pci0:hpc0slot1; PCI nexus driver, with hotplug controller driver named hpc and slot number 1. The ap_type for PCI Hot Plug is pci.
Note that the ap_type is not the same as the information in the Type field.
See the Oracle Solaris Administration: Common Tasks for a detailed description of the hotplug procedure.
The following options are supported:
The following functions are supported for PCI hotpluggable slots:
Configure the PCI device in the slot to be used by Solaris.
Connect the slot to PCI bus.
Disconnect the slot from the PCI bus.
Logically remove the PCI device's resources from the system.
Print out PCI Hot Plug-specific help message.
List the values of PCI Hot Plug slots.
No hardware specific options are currently defined.
Same as the generic cfgadm(1M).
This command is only supported on platforms which support testing capability on the slot.
Execute in verbose mode.
When the -v option is used with the -l option, the cfgadm command outputs information about the attachment point. For PCI Hotplug attachment points located in a PCI PCI Express hierarchy, see cfgadm_shp(1M) for details. For PCI Hot Plug attachment points not located in a PCI Express hieararchy, the Information field will be the slot's system label, if any. This string will be obtained from the slot-name property of the slot's bus node. The information in the Type field is printed with or without the v option. The occupant Type field will describe the contents of the slot. There are 2 possible values:
The slot is empty. If a card is in the slot, the card is not configured or there is no driver for the device on the card.
The card in the slot is either a single-function or multi-function device.
subclass is a string representing the subclass code of the device, for example, SCSI, ethernet, pci-isa, and so forth. If the card is a multi-functional device, MULT will get printed instead.
board is a string representing the board type of the device. For example, hp is the string used for a PCI Hot Plug adapter, hs is used for a Hot Swap Board, nhs for a Non—Hot Swap cPCI Board, bhs for a Basic Hot Swap cPCI Board, and fhs for a Full Hot Swap cPCI Board.
Most PCI cards with more than one device are not multi-function devices, but are implemented as a PCI bridge with arbitrary devices behind them. In those cases, the subclass displayed is that of the PCI bridge. Most commonly, the bridges are pci-pci, a generic PCI to PCI bridge or stpci, a semi-transparent PCI bridge.
Perform hardware specific function. These hardware specific functions should not normally change the state of a receptacle or occupant.
The following hardware_functions are supported:
Change the state of the slot and preserve the state of slot across reboot. Preservation of state across reboot is only supported on select platforms.
enable_slot enables the addition of hardware to this slot for hotplugging and at boot time.
disable_slot disables the addition of hardware to this slot for hotplugging and at boot time. When a slot is disabled its condition is shown as unusable.
Change the ability to autoconfigure the occupant of the slot. Only platforms that support auto configuration support this feature.
enable_autoconfig enables the ability to autoconfigure the slot.
diable_autoconfig disables the ability to autoconfigure the slot.
Autoconfiguration is done through the attention button on the PCI Express platforms and through the injector/ejector latch on the CompactPCI platforms. When autoconfiguration is disabled, the attention button or latch mechanism cannot be used to configure the occupant of the slot.
Without sub-arguments, print a list of the current LED settings. With sub-arguments, set the mode of a specific LED for a slot.
Specify led_sub_arg as fault, power, attn, or active.
Specify mode_sub_arg as on, off or blink.
Changing the state of the LED does not change the state of the receptacle or occupant. Normally, the LEDs are controlled by the hotplug controller, no user intervention is necessary. Use this command for testing purposes.
Caution: Changing the state of the LED can misrepresent the state of occupant or receptacle.
The following command prints the values of LEDs:
example# cfgadm -x led pci0:hpc0_slot1 Ap_Id Led pci0:hpc0_slot1 power=on,fault=off,active=off,attn=off
The following command turns on the Fault LED:
example# cfgadm -x led=fault,mode=on pci0:hpc0_slot1
The following command turns off the Power LED:
example# cfgadm -x led=power,mode=off pci0:hpc0_slot0
The following command sets the active LED to blink to indicate the location of the slot:
example# cfgadm -x led=active,mode=on pci0:hpc0_slot3
Example 1 Printing out the Value of Each Slot
The following command prints out the values of each slot:
example# cfgadm -l Ap_Id Type Receptacle Occupant Condition c0 scsi-bus connected configured unknown c1 scsi-bus connected unconfigured unknown c2 scsi-bus connected unconfigured unknown cpci_slot1 stpci/fhs connected configured ok cpci_slot2 unknown empty unconfigured unknown cpci_slot4 stpci/fhs connected configured ok cpci_slot5 stpci/fhs connected configured ok
Example 2 Replacing a Card
The following command lists all DR-capable attachment points:
example# cfgadm Type Receptacle Occupant Condition c0 scsi-bus connected configured unknown c1 scsi-bus connected unconfigured unknown c2 scsi-bus connected unconfigured unknown cpci_slot1 stpci/fhs connected configured ok cpci_slot2 unknown empty unconfigured unknown cpci_slot4 stpci/fhs connected configured ok cpci_slot5 stpci/fhs connected configured ok
The following command unconfigures and electrically disconnects the card:
example# cfgadm -c disconnect cpci_slot4
The change can be verified by entering the following command:
example# cfgadm cpci_slot4 Ap_Id Type Receptacle Occupant Condition cpci_slot4 unknown disconnected unconfigured unknown
Now the card can be swapped. The following command electrically connects and configures the card:
example# cfgadm -c configure cpci_slot4
The change can be verifed by entering the following command:
example# cfgadm cpci_slot4 Ap_Id Type Receptacle Occupant Condition cpci_slot4 stpcipci/fhs connected configured ok
Hardware specific library for PCI hotplugging.
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: