Compiling modules statically

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Sep 13 10:57:04 PDT 2005

On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 02:44:40PM -0300, theblues gnr wrote:
> >
> >Edit the kernel configuration file and add the appropriate entry (cf
> >GENERIC or NOTES).  This is surely described in the handbook.
> >
> >Kris
> I built my own kernel, and I made sure to include the options:
> device          miibus     # MII bus support
> device          vge        # VIA VT612x gigabit ethernet
> I built twice, using each method (I named them FBSD001 and FBSD002). In 
> both cases the custom kernel was installed, but still I got the panic when 
> booting with the onboard VIA Velocity enabled.
> I also tried loading the kernel from the boot prompt, with the following 
> options:
> unload (to unload all modules)
> disable-module if_vge
> boot
> And still the same kernel panic. :(
> Thanks everyone for the help so far.

Sounds like the advice was incorrect then.  Did you obtain a dump from
the panic (see the developers' handbook chapter on kernel debugging)?

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