creating device node?
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Sat Apr 7 13:43:55 UTC 2007
Derek Ragona <derek at computinginnovations.com> writes:
> At 01:15 PM 4/6/2007, Franz Wegwerf wrote:
>>A program wants to have access to /dev/tap3 which doesn't exist on my machine.
>> I'm a newbie to FreeBSD running FreeBSD 6 and trying wesside but got
>> stuck with this error message: "Can't open tap: ..."
>>Any help apreciated!
> In FreeBSD 5.X and beyond the /dev entries are created automatically
> on bootup. If a device isn't being created check your dmesg that the
> device is found and properly identified. Some devices may need a
> kernel change or kernel module loaded.
In specific, the tap(4) devices are not supported in a default
kernel. The command "kldload if_tap" will load the kernel support
for this functionality.
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