if_tun failed to register

Doug White dwhite at gumbysoft.com
Wed Nov 5 19:06:02 PST 2003


On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Brooks Davis wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 05, 2003 at 11:32:03PM +0100, Antoine Jacoutot wrote:
> > On Wednesday 05 November 2003 22:47, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > > > Thanks, I'm happy I'm not the only one seeing this :)
> > > > It looks like ppp does not get compiled in the kernel either... :(
> > >
> > > ppp(4) is in GENERIC.  You just have to create the devices like:
> >
> > No !
> > Although tun and ppp are in GENERIC, they get loaded as modules anyway under
> > 5-CURRENT... at least under my box.
> > This is so strange.
>
> It looks like there's a bug or some sort in ifmaybeload() function in
> ifconfig since "kldstat -v" shows if_ppp and if_tun modules in the
> kernel.  Should be a fairly easy fix.

Its probably the same bug that hit the ed driver.

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