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+What: /sys/bus/pci/drivers/.../bind
+Date: December 2003
+Contact: linux-pci@vger.kernel.org
+Description:
+ Writing a device location to this file will cause
+ the driver to attempt to bind to the device found at
+ this location. This is useful for overriding default
+ bindings. The format for the location is: DDDD:BB:DD.F.
+ That is Domain:Bus:Device.Function and is the same as
+ found in /sys/bus/pci/devices/. For example:
+ # echo 0000:00:19.0 > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/foo/bind
+ (Note: kernels before 2.6.28 may require echo -n).
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/drivers/.../unbind
+Date: December 2003
+Contact: linux-pci@vger.kernel.org
+Description:
+ Writing a device location to this file will cause the
+ driver to attempt to unbind from the device found at
+ this location. This may be useful when overriding default
+ bindings. The format for the location is: DDDD:BB:DD.F.
+ That is Domain:Bus:Device.Function and is the same as
+ found in /sys/bus/pci/devices/. For example:
+ # echo 0000:00:19.0 > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/foo/unbind
+ (Note: kernels before 2.6.28 may require echo -n).
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/drivers/.../new_id
+Date: December 2003
+Contact: linux-pci@vger.kernel.org
+Description:
+ Writing a device ID to this file will attempt to
+ dynamically add a new device ID to a PCI device driver.
+ This may allow the driver to support more hardware than
+ was included in the driver's static device ID support
+ table at compile time. The format for the device ID is:
+ VVVV DDDD SVVV SDDD CCCC MMMM PPPP. That is Vendor ID,
+ Device ID, Subsystem Vendor ID, Subsystem Device ID,
+ Class, Class Mask, and Private Driver Data. The Vendor ID
+ and Device ID fields are required, the rest are optional.
+ Upon successfully adding an ID, the driver will probe
+ for the device and attempt to bind to it. For example:
+ # echo "8086 10f5" > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/foo/new_id
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/drivers/.../remove_id
+Date: February 2009
+Contact: Chris Wright <chrisw@sous-sol.org>
+Description:
+ Writing a device ID to this file will remove an ID
+ that was dynamically added via the new_id sysfs entry.
+ The format for the device ID is:
+ VVVV DDDD SVVV SDDD CCCC MMMM. That is Vendor ID, Device
+ ID, Subsystem Vendor ID, Subsystem Device ID, Class,
+ and Class Mask. The Vendor ID and Device ID fields are
+ required, the rest are optional. After successfully
+ removing an ID, the driver will no longer support the
+ device. This is useful to ensure auto probing won't
+ match the driver to the device. For example:
+ # echo "8086 10f5" > /sys/bus/pci/drivers/foo/remove_id
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/rescan
+Date: January 2009
+Contact: Linux PCI developers <linux-pci@vger.kernel.org>
+Description:
+ Writing a non-zero value to this attribute will
+ force a rescan of all PCI buses in the system, and
+ re-discover previously removed devices.
+ Depends on CONFIG_HOTPLUG.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../msi_irqs/
+Date: September, 2011
+Contact: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
+Description:
+ The /sys/devices/.../msi_irqs directory contains a variable set
+ of sub-directories, with each sub-directory being named after a
+ corresponding msi irq vector allocated to that device. Each
+ numbered sub-directory N contains attributes of that irq.
+ Note that this directory is not created for device drivers which
+ do not support msi irqs
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../msi_irqs/<N>/mode
+Date: September 2011
+Contact: Neil Horman <nhorman@tuxdriver.com>
+Description:
+ This attribute indicates the mode that the irq vector named by
+ the parent directory is in (msi vs. msix)
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../remove
+Date: January 2009
+Contact: Linux PCI developers <linux-pci@vger.kernel.org>
+Description:
+ Writing a non-zero value to this attribute will
+ hot-remove the PCI device and any of its children.
+ Depends on CONFIG_HOTPLUG.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../pci_bus/.../rescan
+Date: May 2011
+Contact: Linux PCI developers <linux-pci@vger.kernel.org>
+Description:
+ Writing a non-zero value to this attribute will
+ force a rescan of the bus and all child buses,
+ and re-discover devices removed earlier from this
+ part of the device tree. Depends on CONFIG_HOTPLUG.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../rescan
+Date: January 2009
+Contact: Linux PCI developers <linux-pci@vger.kernel.org>
+Description:
+ Writing a non-zero value to this attribute will
+ force a rescan of the device's parent bus and all
+ child buses, and re-discover devices removed earlier
+ from this part of the device tree.
+ Depends on CONFIG_HOTPLUG.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../reset
+Date: July 2009
+Contact: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst@redhat.com>
+Description:
+ Some devices allow an individual function to be reset
+ without affecting other functions in the same device.
+ For devices that have this support, a file named reset
+ will be present in sysfs. Writing 1 to this file
+ will perform reset.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../vpd
+Date: February 2008
+Contact: Ben Hutchings <bhutchings@solarflare.com>
+Description:
+ A file named vpd in a device directory will be a
+ binary file containing the Vital Product Data for the
+ device. It should follow the VPD format defined in
+ PCI Specification 2.1 or 2.2, but users should consider
+ that some devices may have malformatted data. If the
+ underlying VPD has a writable section then the
+ corresponding section of this file will be writable.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../virtfnN
+Date: March 2009
+Contact: Yu Zhao <yu.zhao@intel.com>
+Description:
+ This symbolic link appears when hardware supports the SR-IOV
+ capability and the Physical Function driver has enabled it.
+ The symbolic link points to the PCI device sysfs entry of the
+ Virtual Function whose index is N (0...MaxVFs-1).
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../dep_link
+Date: March 2009
+Contact: Yu Zhao <yu.zhao@intel.com>
+Description:
+ This symbolic link appears when hardware supports the SR-IOV
+ capability and the Physical Function driver has enabled it,
+ and this device has vendor specific dependencies with others.
+ The symbolic link points to the PCI device sysfs entry of
+ Physical Function this device depends on.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../physfn
+Date: March 2009
+Contact: Yu Zhao <yu.zhao@intel.com>
+Description:
+ This symbolic link appears when a device is a Virtual Function.
+ The symbolic link points to the PCI device sysfs entry of the
+ Physical Function this device associates with.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/slots/.../module
+Date: June 2009
+Contact: linux-pci@vger.kernel.org
+Description:
+ This symbolic link points to the PCI hotplug controller driver
+ module that manages the hotplug slot.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../label
+Date: July 2010
+Contact: Narendra K <narendra_k@dell.com>, linux-bugs@dell.com
+Description:
+ Reading this attribute will provide the firmware
+ given name (SMBIOS type 41 string or ACPI _DSM string) of
+ the PCI device. The attribute will be created only
+ if the firmware has given a name to the PCI device.
+ ACPI _DSM string name will be given priority if the
+ system firmware provides SMBIOS type 41 string also.
+Users:
+ Userspace applications interested in knowing the
+ firmware assigned name of the PCI device.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../index
+Date: July 2010
+Contact: Narendra K <narendra_k@dell.com>, linux-bugs@dell.com
+Description:
+ Reading this attribute will provide the firmware
+ given instance (SMBIOS type 41 device type instance) of the
+ PCI device. The attribute will be created only if the firmware
+ has given an instance number to the PCI device.
+Users:
+ Userspace applications interested in knowing the
+ firmware assigned device type instance of the PCI
+ device that can help in understanding the firmware
+ intended order of the PCI device.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../acpi_index
+Date: July 2010
+Contact: Narendra K <narendra_k@dell.com>, linux-bugs@dell.com
+Description:
+ Reading this attribute will provide the firmware
+ given instance (ACPI _DSM instance number) of the PCI device.
+ The attribute will be created only if the firmware has given
+ an instance number to the PCI device. ACPI _DSM instance number
+ will be given priority if the system firmware provides SMBIOS
+ type 41 device type instance also.
+Users:
+ Userspace applications interested in knowing the
+ firmware assigned instance number of the PCI
+ device that can help in understanding the firmware
+ intended order of the PCI device.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../d3cold_allowed
+Date: July 2012
+Contact: Huang Ying <ying.huang@intel.com>
+Description:
+ d3cold_allowed is bit to control whether the corresponding PCI
+ device can be put into D3Cold state. If it is cleared, the
+ device will never be put into D3Cold state. If it is set, the
+ device may be put into D3Cold state if other requirements are
+ satisfied too. Reading this attribute will show the current
+ value of d3cold_allowed bit. Writing this attribute will set
+ the value of d3cold_allowed bit.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../sriov_totalvfs
+Date: November 2012
+Contact: Donald Dutile <ddutile@redhat.com>
+Description:
+ This file appears when a physical PCIe device supports SR-IOV.
+ Userspace applications can read this file to determine the
+ maximum number of Virtual Functions (VFs) a PCIe physical
+ function (PF) can support. Typically, this is the value reported
+ in the PF's SR-IOV extended capability structure's TotalVFs
+ element. Drivers have the ability at probe time to reduce the
+ value read from this file via the pci_sriov_set_totalvfs()
+ function.
+
+What: /sys/bus/pci/devices/.../sriov_numvfs
+Date: November 2012
+Contact: Donald Dutile <ddutile@redhat.com>
+Description:
+ This file appears when a physical PCIe device supports SR-IOV.
+ Userspace applications can read and write to this file to
+ determine and control the enablement or disablement of Virtual
+ Functions (VFs) on the physical function (PF). A read of this
+ file will return the number of VFs that are enabled on this PF.
+ A number written to this file will enable the specified
+ number of VFs. A userspace application would typically read the
+ file and check that the value is zero, and then write the number
+ of VFs that should be enabled on the PF; the value written
+ should be less than or equal to the value in the sriov_totalvfs
+ file. A userspace application wanting to disable the VFs would
+ write a zero to this file. The core ensures that valid values
+ are written to this file, and returns errors when values are not
+ valid. For example, writing a 2 to this file when sriov_numvfs
+ is not 0 and not 2 already will return an error. Writing a 10
+ when the value of sriov_totalvfs is 8 will return an error.