FreeBSD currently lacks full support for PCI hotplug devices. This page will describe the issues with hotplug support, underlying infrastructure needed to support hotplugging, and device drivers etc. that need to be written.

PCI hotplug device drivers

Compaq

IBM

Dell

PCI-SIG

PCI-SIG hot plug controller spec

PCI infrastructure

Must of this is now handled via the NEW_PCIB driver changes.

bus number assignments

BAR allocation

PCI-PCI bridge allocation

Subsystem requirements

ifnet queisce

GEOM quiesce

PCIHotplug (last edited 2014-03-07 19:42:52 by JohnBaldwin)