lspci(8)                                The PCI Utilities                                lspci(8)

       lspci - list all PCI devices

       lspci [options]

       lspci  is  a  utility for displaying information about PCI buses in the system and devices
       connected to them.

       By default, it shows a brief list of devices. Use the options described below  to  request
       either a more verbose output or output intended for parsing by other programs.

       If  you  are going to report bugs in PCI device drivers or in lspci itself, please include
       output of "lspci -vvx" or even better "lspci -vvxxx"  (however,  see  below  for  possible

       Some  parts of the output, especially in the highly verbose modes, are probably intelligi‐
       ble only to experienced PCI hackers. For exact definitions of the fields,  please  consult
       either the PCI specifications or the header.h and /usr/include/linux/pci.h include files.

       Access  to some parts of the PCI configuration space is restricted to root on many operat‐
       ing systems, so the features of lspci available to  normal  users  are  limited.  However,
       lspci  tries  its best to display as much as available and mark all other information with

   Basic display modes
       -m     Dump PCI device data in a backward-compatible machine readable form.  See below for

       -mm    Dump  PCI  device data in a machine readable form for easy parsing by scripts.  See
              below for details.

       -t     Show a tree-like diagram containing all buses,  bridges,  devices  and  connections
              between them.

   Display options
       -v     Be verbose and display detailed information about all devices.

       -vv    Be  very  verbose  and  display more details. This level includes everything deemed

       -vvv   Be even more verbose and display everything we  are  able  to  parse,  even  if  it
              doesn't look interesting at all (e.g., undefined memory regions).

       -k     Show  kernel  drivers  handling each device and also kernel modules capable of han‐
              dling it.  Turned on by default when -v is given in  the  normal  mode  of  output.
              (Currently works only on Linux with kernel 2.6 or newer.)

       -x     Show hexadecimal dump of the standard part of the configuration space (the first 64
              bytes or 128 bytes for CardBus bridges).

       -xxx   Show hexadecimal dump of the whole PCI configuration space. It is available only to
              root  as  several  PCI  devices crash when you try to read some parts of the config
              space (this behavior probably doesn't violate the PCI standard, but it's  at  least
              very stupid). However, such devices are rare, so you needn't worry much.

       -xxxx  Show hexadecimal dump of the extended (4096-byte) PCI configuration space available
              on PCI-X 2.0 and PCI Express buses.

       -b     Bus-centric view. Show all IRQ numbers and addresses as seen by the  cards  on  the
              PCI bus instead of as seen by the kernel.

       -D     Always show PCI domain numbers. By default, lspci suppresses them on machines which
              have only domain 0.

   Options to control resolving ID's to names
       -n     Show PCI vendor and device codes as numbers instead of looking them up in  the  PCI
              ID list.

       -nn    Show PCI vendor and device codes as both numbers and names.

       -q     Use  DNS to query the central PCI ID database if a device is not found in the local
              pci.ids file. If the DNS query succeeds, the result is  cached  in  ~/.pciids-cache
              and  it  is  recognized in subsequent runs even if -q is not given any more. Please
              use this switch inside automated scripts only with caution to avoid overloading the
              database servers.

       -qq    Same as -q, but the local cache is reset.

       -Q     Query the central database even for entries which are recognized locally.  Use this
              if you suspect that the displayed entry is wrong.

   Options for selection of devices
       -s [[[[]:]]:][][.[]]
              Show only devices in the specified domain (in case your machine  has  several  host
              bridges,  they  can  either  share  a  common  bus number space or each of them can
              address a PCI domain of its own; domains are numbered from 0 to ffff),  bus  (0  to
              ff),  slot  (0  to 1f) and function (0 to 7).  Each component of the device address
              can be omitted or set to "*", both meaning "any value". All numbers  are  hexadeci‐
              mal.  E.g., "0:" means all devices on bus 0, "0" means all functions of device 0 on
              any bus, "0.3" selects third function of device 0 on all buses and ".4" shows  only
              the fourth function of each device.

       -d []:[][:]
              Show only devices with specified vendor, device and class ID. The ID's are given in
              hexadecimal and may be omitted or given as "*", both meaning "any value".

   Other options
              Use  as the PCI ID list instead of /usr/share/misc/pci.ids.

              Use  as the map of PCI ID's handled by kernel modules. By default, lspci uses
              /lib/modules/kernel_version/modules.pcimap.   Applies  only  to  Linux systems with
              recent enough module tools.

       -M     Invoke bus mapping mode which performs a thorough scan of all PCI devices,  includ‐
              ing  those  behind misconfigured bridges, etc. This option gives meaningful results
              only with a direct hardware access mode, which usually  requires  root  privileges.
              Please note that the bus mapper only scans PCI domain 0.

              Shows lspci version. This option should be used stand-alone.

   PCI access options
       The  PCI utilities use the PCI library to talk to PCI devices (see pcilib(7) for details).
       You can use the following options to influence its behavior:

              The library supports a variety of methods to access the PCI hardware.  By  default,
              it  uses the first access method available, but you can use this option to override
              this decision. See -A help for a list of available methods and their descriptions.

       -O =
              The behavior of the library is controlled by several named parameters.  This option
              allows  to  set the value of any of the parameters. Use -O help for a list of known
              parameters and their default values.

       -H1    Use direct hardware access via Intel configuration mechanism 1.  (This is a  short‐
              hand for -A intel-conf1.)

       -H2    Use  direct hardware access via Intel configuration mechanism 2.  (This is a short‐
              hand for -A intel-conf2.)

              Instead of accessing real hardware, read the list of devices and  values  of  their
              configuration registers from the given file produced by an earlier run of lspci -x.
              This is very useful for analysis of user-supplied bug reports, because you can dis‐
              play  the  hardware  configuration  in any way you want without disturbing the user
              with requests for more dumps.

       -G     Increase debug level of the library.

       If you intend to process the output of lspci automatically, please use one of the machine-
       readable  output  formats (-m, -vm, -vmm) described in this section. All other formats are
       likely to change between versions of lspci.

       All numbers are always printed in hexadecimal. If you want to process numeric ID's instead
       of names, please add the -n switch.

   Simple format (-m)
       In  the  simple  format,  each device is described on a single line, which is formatted as
       parameters suitable for passing to a shell script, i.e., values separated by  whitespaces,
       quoted  and escaped if necessary.  Some of the arguments are positional: slot, class, ven‐
       dor name, device name, subsystem vendor name and subsystem name (the last two are empty if
       the device has no subsystem); the remaining arguments are option-like:

       -rrev  Revision number.

              Programming interface.

       The  relative  order of positional arguments and options is undefined.  New options can be
       added in future versions, but they will always have a single argument not  separated  from
       the option by any spaces, so they can be easily ignored if not recognized.

   Verbose format (-vmm)
       The  verbose  output  is  a  sequence  of  records  separated by blank lines.  Each record
       describes a single device by a sequence of lines, each  line  containing  a  single  `tag:
       value'  pair.  The tag and the value are separated by a single tab character.  Neither the
       records nor the lines within a record are in any particular order.  Tags  are  case-sensi‐

       The following tags are defined:

       Slot   The name of the slot where the device resides ([domain:]bus:device.function).  This
              tag is always the first in a record.

       Class  Name of the class.

       Vendor Name of the vendor.

       Device Name of the device.

              Name of the subsystem vendor (optional).

              Name of the subsystem (optional).

              The physical slot where the device resides (optional, Linux only).

       Rev    Revision number (optional).

       ProgIf Programming interface (optional).

       Driver Kernel driver currently handling the device (optional, Linux only).

       Module Kernel module reporting that it is capable of handling the device (optional,  Linux

       New tags can be added in future versions, so you should silently ignore any tags you don't

   Backward-compatible verbose format (-vm)
       In this mode, lspci tries to be perfectly compatible with its old versions.   It's  almost
       the  same  as the regular verbose format, but the Device tag is used for both the slot and
       the device name, so it occurs twice in a single record. Please avoid using this format  in
       any new code.

              A list of all known PCI ID's (vendors, devices, classes and subclasses). Maintained
              at http://pciids.sourceforge.net/, use the update-pciids utility  to  download  the
              most recent version.

              If  lspci  is  compiled  with  support  for  compression, this file is tried before

              All ID's found in the DNS query mode are cached in this file.

       Sometimes, lspci is not able to decode the configuration registers completely.  This  usu‐
       ally  happens  when not enough documentation was available to the authors.  In such cases,
       it at least prints the  mark to signal that there is potentially something more to say.
       If you know the details, patches will be of course welcome.

       Access  to the extended configuration space is currently supported only by the linux_sysfs

       setpci(8), update-pciids(8), pcilib(7)

       The PCI Utilities are maintained by Martin Mares .

pciutils-3.3.1                            09 April 2015                                  lspci(8)


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