5.2-RELEASE pleasant surprise on Dell Inspiron 8000
welchsm at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 13 18:50:21 PST 2004
Ah -- that clears the confusion. Thanks!
From: Brooks Davis <brooks at one-eyed-alien.net>
Sent: Jan 13, 2004 8:37 PM
To: Sean Welch <Sean_Welch at alum.wofford.org>
Cc: freebsd-current at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: 5.2-RELEASE pleasant surprise on Dell Inspiron 8000
On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 05:59:26PM -0600, Sean Welch wrote:
> A point of confusion -- I did not add pccard_enable to my rc.conf file yet
> my cards all mount up and work?? I checked /etc/defaults/rc.conf and it
> appears that the default is still to not enable them unless explicitly noted
> in /etc/rc.conf...
The old pccard_enable option controls pccardd which is only used with
OLDCARD. NEWCARD is now the default and does not require a daemon to
handle attaching drivers to devices. If you want automagic
configuration of your devices (say using ifconfig), devd is what you
want to run these days.
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