Device isn't assignable

  1. What could be the reasons device not used by any qube not to be shown as assignable when running sudo xl pci-assignable-list?

The problem is that if I want to assign such a device, I must hide it from dom0, to recreate grub and to reboot. If I want to get it back, the same process, reversed, which is cumbersome. How should I look for the reasons?

  1. What is the difference between

Pointing to documentation to read and learn is preferred.


I’m not entirely sure and you will have to check yourself, but I think xen-pciback assign the pciback driver to the device, and rd.qubes.hide_pci assigns the module ?