[TriLUG] Associate physical PCI slot with lspci?
c.crider at gmail.com
Sat Oct 1 21:33:41 EDT 2011
Might be for naught, but ...
look for chipset of the card / vendor name, etc.
On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 9:01 PM, Matt Pusateri
<mpusateri at wickedtrails.com> wrote:
> Does this help? http://forums.fedoraforum.org/archive/index.php/t-71016.html I haven't tried it, just ran across it...
> On Sep 30, 2011, at 11:52 PM, Maxwell Spangler wrote:
>> On Thu, 2011-09-29 at 09:37 -0400, Ron Kelley wrote:
>>> Greetings all,
>>> I am running CentOS 5.7 x64 and need a way to determine which cards have been inserted into which physical slots in a server. I have a server in the data center with a 10G NIC reporting 1x PCI-E negotiation, but I am sure it is in the correct x8 slot (per the MB manual). I tried using "lspci" to look for the physical slot number but did not find what I was looking for. Without driving to the DC, how can I determine exactly which slot the card is inserted?
>> On your CentOS 5.7 system see if you have a module called pci_slot?
>> If so, load it then check /sys/bus/pci/slots for any entries?
>> Then check lspci -v and see if "Physical slot" shows up.
>> I know what you want is technically possible because I use it at work
>> all the time. Alex Chiang, while at HP in 2008, wrote some nice code to
>> do all this and it works well.
>> BUT what I don't know is how far it made it out of HP and into
>> distributions and on what systems it works on. My HP Desktop with
>> Fedora doesn't offer pci_slot or any of the functionality we all want.
>> You might google him and email him directly with a query. He's working
>> for Canonical now.
>> Maxwell Spangler
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