which controllers(devices) to disable in kernel?

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Thu Mar 23 12:47:25 UTC 2006

Perica Veljanovski wrote:
> I bought a new pc with GIGABYTE GA-K8VT800 VIA K8T800 mother board (has
> ata, sata, raid) and a SATA IBM HDD and installed FreeBSD 6.0.
> I'm building a custom kernel and I was wondering which
> controllers(devices) I need for my new kernel to support my motherboard
> properly?

You can comment out the things you don't need which you know you don't need, and
test that kernel and see whether you're happy with it.

> Is there a way to see which devices my pc uses from the GENERIC kernel?

Take a look at "dmesg", it will show all of the devices as they are recognized
and configured.


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