boot time error(?) involving snd_hda
erichfreebsdlist at ovitrap.com
Fri Mar 23 15:43:07 UTC 2012
On Friday 23 March 2012 21:18:37 Robert Huff wrote:
> 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:
the kernel module sound.ko should be loaded automatically when snd_hda is loaded. Can you check if this module exists on your machine?
> 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.)
sound.ko is loaded whenever snd_hda is loaded on my 8.3 machine. Can you do a kldstat?
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