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OpenSuSE fix “piix4_smbus 0000:00:07.3: SMBus Host Controller not enabled!”

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/11/01

If you see this in journalctl after boot in a VM, then you likely want to disable piix4 smbus device detection:

Jul 07 23:02:47 revue systemd-udevd[507]: maximum number (136) of children reached
Jul 07 23:02:47 revue systemd-udevd[507]: maximum number (136) of children reached
...
Jul 07 23:02:47 revue systemd-udevd[507]: maximum number (136) of children reached
Jul 07 23:02:47 revue systemd-udevd[507]: maximum number (136) of children reached
...
Jul 07 23:02:47 revue kernel: piix4_smbus 0000:00:07.3: SMBus Host Controller not enabled!

The solution is to add one line to /etc/modprobe.d/50-blacklist.conf  (well: maybe [WayBack] add a comment line as well):

blacklist i2c_piix4

via:

–jeroen

 

2 Responses to “OpenSuSE fix “piix4_smbus 0000:00:07.3: SMBus Host Controller not enabled!””

  1. Nick said

    Debian 9. VMWare ESXi. It works) Thanks!

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