Restarting a Driver Host

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Natalie Eleftheriades

Feb 16, 2021, 11:35:32 PM2/16/21
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Hi all!

You can now restart manually restart a driver host by specifying the name of a driver.

This might be useful for debugging issues related to driver unbinding and rebinding. It’s also now the easiest way for you to check that your driver will behave correctly if a crash causes the driver host to automatically restart.

To get started, you can try restarting the e1000 driver on a NUC:

fx shell run fuchsia-pkg:// /boot/driver/ 
Although restarting the e1000 driver may require you to close and rerun
fx shell if you have it currently running.

If you need to find the name of a driver, try looking for it in dm dump.

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