FreeBSD Handbook: Soundcard Setup Addition (7.2.1)

Mathew Kanner mat at
Mon Jun 6 14:10:21 GMT 2005

On Jun 06, Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 06, 2005 at 09:44:59AM -0400 I heard the voice of
> Mathew Kanner, and lo! it spake thus:
> > 
> > It will only show 'kld blah' if it is a kernel loaded module.
> I'm pretty sure it didn't have it when I was KLD'ing around (and who
> the heck would guess that "Microsoft Sound System" would be the driver
> for Crystal Semiconductor?).  I could be remembering wrong, since that
> was a while ago, but I'm pretty sure I wouldn't have spent all that
> time loading and unloading drivers to figure out which it was, if
> it'd'a told me...

	Hm, now that I think of it, I don't recall doing the ISA
drivers.  Is this an ISA driver?  

> > I guess we could twiddle the macro so it says 'static compiled
> > module blah' or something like that, whatcha think?
> I'd say so.  It'd be weird that you could tell when you loaded them,
> but not when you, say, compiled all of them in.  I never use KLDs when
> I can avoid it.

	Ok, I'll keep it in mind.  I'll have to change the macro name
so it'll be a big machine generated patch.


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