How to make my new driver be configurable in the kernel
mayong at mail.com
Fri Nov 18 01:34:39 GMT 2005
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Baldwin" <jhb at freebsd.org>
To: "Yong Ma" <mayong at mail.com>
Subject: Re: How to make my new driver be configurable in the kernel configuration file?
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 10:55:46 -0500
> On Wednesday 16 November 2005 09:34 pm, Yong Ma wrote:
> > > Usually that's spelled '#include <dev/mydevice/mydevice.h>' since it
> > > is relative to one of the -I paths. In practice, however, it rarely
> > > makes a difference.
> > >
> > > Warner
> > Yes,it works.I made it as a "standard".but I want to make it as a
> > "optional" so I can config it in the kernel configuration file(MYKERNEL)
> > as "device mydevice" to decide whether it will be load when system boots.
> > It seemed not enough only add a line "dev/mydevice/mycevice.c optional
> > device" in sys/conf/files.i386 .There will be a syntax error when
> > config MYKERNEL. Something else needed?
> No, that's all that's needed. Perhaps you can post your diff against
> files.i386 and the line from MYKERNEL that is causing the error?
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Yes,and I got the reason:There wiil be a syntax error if the name behind 'device' in MYKERNEL contains numbers(in the middle). so "device cryptcard" passed but "device sjy22b" caused error.
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