Disable devices at boot time?
mueller6724 at bellsouth.net
Fri Oct 18 06:32:07 UTC 2013
> On Wed, 16 Oct 2013 21:28:15 +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> > Is there any way in FreeBSD to disable or enable devices on boot?
> There is /boot/device.hints with settings like
> See "man 5 device.hints" for details. If you enter the loader
> prompt, you can also manually enable or disable devices.
> Magdeburg, Germany
Thanks for help, that may work.
It can be useful if a device makes the system fail to boot.
In my case, I might want to disable re (Realtek 8111E Ethernet) on MSI Z77 MPOWER motherboard, which fails to connect under FreeBSD but succeeds in NetBSD-current.
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