Kernel question about sk(4)

Tim McMillen taxman at
Sat Apr 17 07:55:31 PDT 2004

On Fri, 2004-04-16 at 23:02, Mark wrote:
> I have a question about the sk(4) driver. I want to use the 3Com 3C940,
> onboard an ASUS K8V Deluxe motherboard, using FreeBSD 4.9R.
> I asked this before; but this is not really a 3com question, but more a
> kernel question, I think. At the SYNOPSIS of sk(4), I read:
>       device miibus
>       device sk
> Does that mean I need to recompile the kernel? Because "device sk" is not
> part of my kernel config, it seems.

If sk is not in your current kernel config (GENERIC if you haven't
changed it)  then you either need to re-compile the kernel with the
device listed, or use the module.  Likely a module exists for sk on your
system at /boot/modules, and you could just load it with kldload.   


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