boot time error(?) involving snd_hda

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Fri Mar 23 14:18:39 UTC 2012

	On a system running:

FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT #0: Sun Mar 11 08:20:02 EDT 2012 amd64 

	a message flashes by during boot about "Missing required module
	loader.conf has:


	Looking at "man snd+hda" I see this:

     To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following
     lines in your kernel configuration file:

		device sound
		device snd_hda

     Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time,
     place the following line in loader.conf(5):


	The formatting here makes these seem (for lack of a better
term) mutually exclusive, and so the kernel config does not have
"device sound".
	Have I misunderstood?
	Is the documentation flawed?

	(In spite of the message, sound works fine.  I just want to get
rid of the error message, and/or rectify the docuemntation.)


				Robert Huff

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