Kernel module path

Daniel Bye freebsd-questions at
Wed Jun 7 14:31:39 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 11:28:09AM +0100, Richard Jones wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having trouble loading kernel modules. Put simply "make
> installkernel" seems install native kernel modules into /boot/kernel/,
> but kldload seems to want to load them from /boot/modules.
> Obviously I can load modules by hand and/or copy the modules into
> /boot/modules, but surely there's a better way - either by modifying the
> installkernel behaviour or kldload.

kldconfig(8) might be of help here.


Daniel Bye

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