Loading a kernel module before the installer.
jason at ec.rr.com
Tue Oct 28 20:07:44 PST 2003
I know if you boot off the floopies you can load any modules or drivers
you need before booting into sysinstall. You can also hit anykey, I
think, to stop the boot process from the cdrom and load the modules.
Leo Bicknell wrote:
>I have a system today with a vinum disk setup. I'd like to install
>new FreeBSD (5.1) with the same disk layout. Here's what I'm
>Can I load the vinum module before the installer from the install
>CD, thus allowing the installer to see the existing file systems?
>I think if I can do this I should be able to tell the installer to
>newfs them and do an install saving a lot of trouble over the more
>manual vinum install procedure.
>If this should work, how do I load the kernel module from the new
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