cvs commit: src/sys/conf options src/sys/kern init_main.c

John Baldwin jhb at
Fri May 12 02:39:38 UTC 2006

On Thursday 11 May 2006 22:01, Benno Rice wrote:
> benno       2006-05-12 02:01:38 UTC
>   FreeBSD src repository
>   Modified files:
>     sys/conf             options
>     sys/kern             init_main.c
>   Log:
>   Add a new kernel config option, VERBOSE_SYSINIT.
>   When porting FreeBSD to a new platform, one of the more useful things to
> do is get mi_startup() to let you know which SYSINIT it's up to.  Most
> people tend to whack a printf in the SYSINIT loop to print the address of
> the function it's about to call.  Going one better, jhb made a version that
> uses DDB to look up the name of the function and print that instead.  This
> version is essentially his with the addition of some ifdeffery to make it
> optional and to allow it to work (although using only the function address,
> not the symbol) if you forgot to enable DDB.
>   All the cool bits by:   jhb
>   Approved by:            scottl, rink, cognet, imp

Thanks for cleaning this up and getting it into the tree.

John Baldwin <jhb at>  <><
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