[JNPR] Network stack as a module (RFC)

Steve Kiernan stevek at juniper.net
Mon Nov 18 19:20:40 UTC 2013

On Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:03:07 -0800
Adrian Chadd <adrian at freebsd.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> We can't commit it with 'netstack' against all of the drivers.
> I think the default should be "assume freebsd's networking stack" and
> if someone disables that option, the drivers just won't link. Thus,
> someone compiling FreeBSD without netstack shouldn't be compiling
> GENERIC - they would be compiling a custom kernel with their own
> device stuff.

Sure, that's fine with me. I had been considering back and forth about
whether or not to add NETSTACK to the NIC drivers and the like.
I went with adding it in for completeness sake, but I'm good with not
having to add it for drivers.

Stephen J. Kiernan
Juniper Networks, Inc.

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