vejmarie2
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Using serial port on Intel C600/X79 chipset for installation

I do have a server which do support SoL (Serial Over Lan) but only on a VCOM which is available from the chipset which is a C602 (Intel MEI based remote management, so cheap IPMI). The hardware is OCP based, and work like a charm with ESXi6 if the install is ran in graphic mode. Unfortunatly most of these machines do not have GPU. I am trying to find a way and to know if there is a driver available for the device ID 8086:1d3d which will allow me to make work properly the serial console.

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As an add on this machine is using HECI with AMT technology. The SoL is on the AMT side.

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On linux this is using the serial 8250 driver. Is it included in ESXi 6 ? If yes does it has to be iomapped or memory mapped ?

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As some additionnal information my Serial Over LAN port stand on this

            \==+PCI Device :                                                         

               |----Segment.........................................0x0000           

               |----Bus.............................................0x00                                                                         

               |----Slot............................................0x16             

               |----Function........................................0x03             

               |----Runtime Owner...................................vmkernel         

               |----Has Configured Owner............................false            

               |----Configured Owner................................                                    

               |----Vendor Id.......................................0x8086                              

               |----Device Id.......................................0x1d3d                              

               |----Sub-Vendor Id...................................0x152d                              

               |----Sub-Device Id...................................0x8988                              

               |----Vendor Name.....................................Intel Corporation                   

               |----Device Name.....................................C600/X79 series chipset KT Controller

               |----Device Class....................................1792                                

               |----Device Class Name...............................Serial controller                   

               |----PIC Line........................................10                                  

               |----Old IRQ.........................................255                                 

               |----Vector..........................................0                                   

               |----PCI Pin.........................................1                                   

               |----Spawned Bus.....................................0                                   

               |----Flags...........................................513                                 

               \==+BAR Info :                                                                           

                  \==+BAR0 :                                                                            

                     |----Type......................................0x00000001                          

                     |----Address...................................0x0000000000009080                  

                     |----Size......................................8                                   

                     |----Flags.....................................0x00000001                          

                  \==+BAR1 :                                                                            

                     |----Type......................................0x00000002                          

                     |----Address...................................0x00000000dff25000                  

                     |----Size......................................4096                                

                     |----Flags.....................................0                                   

                  \==+BAR2 :                                                                            

                     |----Type......................................0                                   

                     |----Address...................................0                                   

                     |----Size......................................0                                   

                     |----Flags.....................................0                                   

                  \==+BAR3 :                                                                            

                     |----Type......................................0                

                     |----Address...................................0                

                     |----Size......................................0                

                     |----Flags.....................................0                

                  \==+BAR4 :                                                         

                     |----Type......................................0                

                     |----Address...................................0                

                     |----Size......................................0                

                     |----Flags.....................................0                

                  \==+BAR5 :                                                         

                     |----Type......................................0                

                     |----Address...................................0                

                     |----Size......................................0                

                     |----Flags.....................................0                

               |----Module Id.......................................4294967295       

               |----Chassis.........................................0                

               |----Physical Slot...................................4294967295       

               |----VmKernel Device Name............................         

               |----Slot Description................................         

               |----Passthru Capable................................false    

               |----Parent Device...................................         

               |----Dependent Device................................         

               |----Reset Method....................................5        

               |----FPT Shareable...................................true     

Will really appreciate if somebody has made it work in the past

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