luke at foolishgames.com
Thu Jul 8 21:36:27 UTC 2010
On 07/08/10 17:06, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On 2010-Jul-07 14:22:22 -0400, "Mikhail T."<mi+thun at aldan.algebra.com> wrote:
>> In no particular order:
>> A picture, that one of the systems was displaying at boot (and
>> then used as a screen-saver), stopped showing properly. The
>> colors are right, but the picture is distorted beyond recognition.
>> The relevant part of loader.conf is:
> It's a bit difficult to provide any useful input without some idea
> of what the picture should and does look like. Can you please post
> the actual bitmap as well as a picture of your screen showing the
>> Likewise, having "device ugen" breaks config(8) -- another
>> undocumented incompatibility.
> Can you please advise where it is documented that "device ugen"
> is valid in a FreeBSD-8 config file?
ugen -- USB generic device support
To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following line
kernel configuration file:
Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the
following line in loader.conf(5):
The ugen driver provides support for all USB devices that do not
special driver. It supports access to all parts of the device,
in a way that is as convenient as a special purpose driver.
There can be up to 127 USB devices connected to a USB bus. Each USB
device can have up to 16 endpoints. Each of these endpoints will
FreeBSD lholt-desktop.primemediaanalysis.com 8.0-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD
8.0-RELEASE-p3 #0: Tue May 25 20:54:11 UTC 2010
root at amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64
I'm not going to argue in favor of any points in this rant, but it is in
the man page. As someone who's done some release engineering and worked
with sysinstall on my own project, I can tell you it's a real pain and
developers in the FreeBSD community deserve courtesy. Most of us work
on open source for free in our own time, and it's impossible to test
every possible configuration before a release.
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