Options for a New Kernel

peter lageotakes plageotakes at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 10 12:14:12 PST 2004

--- Gerard Seibert <gerard-seibert at rcn.com> wrote:
> I am still trying to learn how FreeBSD works. Can I
> create a new kernel file with the following entries
> or are they just for use in the loader.conf file?
> hint.acpi.0.disabled=0      # enable ACPI (i386
> only)
> hw.ata.ata_dma=1             # enable  IDE DMA
> hw.ata.atapi_dma=1         # enable ATAPI/IDE DMA
> hw.ata.wc=1                        # enable  IDE
> disk write cache
> hw.eisa_slots=0                # disable probing for
> EISA devices
> If I can place them in the kernel file, what would
> be the correct syntax to use, and where in the file
> should I place it? Would I have to do anything else
> special before compiling the kernel?
> Thanks!
> Gerard Seibert
> gerard-seibert at rcn.com
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You might want to look into using:
sysctl and sysctl.conf


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