Trimming the default /boot/device.hints
rink at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jan 26 07:31:40 PST 2009
On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 09:47:32AM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
> If we wanted, we could go further and assume that all machines have either
> PnPBIOS or ACPI and remove most of the other hints as well. We already sort
> of assume that on amd64 (which has no atrtc0 hints, but still has hints for
> fdc0, ppc0, and some other devices).
> Here is the proposed diff:
This diff makes sense to me - besides, it's always possible to enter the
hints at the loader prompt if desired to get a device to work and adding
that to a local loader.conf later; I don't think these defaults are
worth the clutter since almost nobody probably has these devices
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