Subject: Re: [Dell PowerEdge 350] I2O support in NetBSD
To: Igor Sobrado <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/13/2005 20:04:19
On Wed, Oct 12, 2005 at 01:11:06PM +0200, Igor Sobrado wrote:
> Hi again!
> I have a problem using the iop driver to support PCI I/O processors
> conforming to the I2O specification on a Dell PowerEdge 350 server.
> Don't know if I2O support in PowerEdge 350 servers is revision 1.5,
> or above, or not.  There is not a lot of documentation on both I2O
> and ACPI details on the server documentation.  (ACPI will be the next
> feature I will try to configure)
> In fact, it seems not working now:
> -------------------------------
> fundphys: {3} iopctl showstatus
> iopctl: /dev/iop0: Device not configured

And dmesg doesn't show any PCI devices for this adapter (even without the
right driver, it shoud, show up). The kernel can't do much if the
adapter doesn't show up in the PCI config space.

ACPI may help with this.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference