cvs commit: src/sys/kern subr_hints.c

Max Khon fjoe at
Mon Aug 1 14:23:30 GMT 2005


On Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 10:46:55AM +0000, Alexander Leidinger wrote:

> netchild    2005-07-31 10:46:55 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/kern             subr_hints.c 
>   Log:
>   The resource_xxx routines in subr_hints.c are called before and after the
>   kenv environment in kern_environment.c switches to dynamic kenv. The prior
>   call sets the static variable hintp to the static hints in subr_hints.c
>   (hintmode==0).
>   However, changes to the environment are not detected by the resource_xxx
>   lookups after the change to dynamic kernel environment, so the lookup
>   routines only report the old stuff of hintmode==0, even after the change to
>   the dynamic kenv. This causes kenv users to see a different environment than
>   the kernel routines.
>   This is a problem in the mixer.c code that looks up initial mixer volume
>   settings from the hints: If the hints are dynamic and not from the
>   device.hints file, mixer.c doesn't see them, but kenv does.
>   The patch from the PR (modified to comply to the style of the function)
>   solves this.
>   PR:             83686
>   Submitted by:   Harry Coin <harrycoin at>
>   Revision  Changes    Path
>   1.12      +2 -0      src/sys/kern/subr_hints.c

Do you plan to MFC this to RELENG_6?


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