sam at errno.com
Fri Apr 28 16:12:21 UTC 2006
Gregers Petersen wrote:
> Kevin Oberman wrote:
>>> Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 08:29:01 +0200
>> I'm afraid that ath is NOT in Generic in 6.0 nor is it in 6.1-RC or
>> 6-stable. It's not even in Current. (I'm not sure why this is the case.)
> This is not with the intention of causing a dispute or stepping someone
> on the toes --> I can only state the personal fact that when I sometime
> ago made a clean install of FreeBSD 6 Release and thereafter looked into
> the specifics of the generic kernel.conf file the 'ath' driver + 'hal'
> was included and I there upon chose to remove the driver(s) from my
> kernel file and then recompile a new slimmer kernel.
> I have since moved to 6-stable, but with the same kernel.conf file ....
> So I'm not able to know what is included in the generic kernel and
> generic kernel.conf file of the present 6.1-RC, only what I have
> experienced in respect to a 6.0 Release.
> There are numerous other very often needed drivers which for not-known
> reasons are "missing" in the generic kernel --> but this is somewhat of
> a different discussion.
> And again; to me this is a mystery situation ??
ath is not in GENERIC:
tubby% grep ath */conf/GENERIC
given all the other wireless nic's there it probably should be added.
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