VM won't boot when I passthrough my HBA


New Member
Jul 16, 2023
Hi All,

Trying to pass my HBA through to my VM (unRAID) I've passed through the boot USB, NVME drive, other devices, as soon as I add my HBA the VM just never boots, I've checked the IOMMU groups and its on its own.. so I have no idea why it won't boot.

only thing I did notice was on the terminal, Ive got some errors but no idea if there releated.

"Wrong Diagnostic page asked for 1 got 8"
"Failed to get Diagnoistics page 0x1"
"Failed to bind enclosure -19"

Anyone have any ideas?

I've not fully figured this out yet but it seems that after the HBA initializes, it trys to boot from one of the HDD's... but I can then manually boot into the USB drive for unraid...

I have now realised that one of my drives is on the MB sata controller along with Proxmox boot drive.

(I assume its not possible) but can I passthrough the sata controller with that drive on without messing with the SSD proxmox is installed on?


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