kernel config file according to config(5): inconsistent ?
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Sun Dec 26 13:29:51 UTC 2010
In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 342, Issue 9, Message: 1
On Sat, 25 Dec 2010 04:38:08 -0800 Rob <spamrefuse at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I read the guidelines in the man pages of config(5) on how to make a customized
> kernel config file:
> nooption name [, name [...]]
> nooptions name [, name [...]]
> Remove the specified kernel options from the list of previously
> defined options. This directive can be used to cancel the
> effects of option or options directives in files included using
> So I put following in my MYKERNEL config file:
> include GENERIC
> nocpu I486_CPU
> nocpu I586_CPU
> ident MYKERNEL
> nomakeoptions DEBUG
> nooptions MD_ROOT
> nooptions NFSCLIENT , NFSSERVER , NFSLOCKD , NFS_ROOT
> nooptions MSDOSFS , CD9660
> nooptions PROCFS , PSEUDOFS
> The comma separated items seemed to cause an error when I do the buildkernel.
> If I remove the commas and make a 'nooptions' per item, then it is OK.
> Something seems to be inconsistent here, right?
> Same inconsistency for "nodevices" with the syntax in the manpages and the real
> config file....
Arguably unforgiving parsing and/or imprecise description. Try eg:
nooptions NFSCLIENT, NFSSERVER, NFSLOCKD, NFS_ROOT
with no space[s] before comma[s], as is generally conventional.
More information about the freebsd-questions