Current state of firewire support?
freebsd at edvax.de
Mon Jun 22 22:54:37 UTC 2015
On Mon, 22 Jun 2015 17:28:04 -0400, Quartz wrote:
> > Also nonsense all he needs to do is
> > kldload /boot/kernel/firewire.ko
> > or
> > echo 'firewire_load="YES"' >> /boot/loader.conf
> > and reboot
> Ok awesome, so I can add a line to loader.conf or if for some weird
> reason that fails just recompile the kernel?
# FireWire support
device firewire # FireWire bus code
#device sbp # SCSI over FireWire (Requires scbus and da)
device fwe # Ethernet over FireWire (non-standard!)
device fwip # IP over FireWire (RFC 2734,3146)
device dcons # Dumb console driver
device dcons_crom # Configuration ROM for dcons
The kernel has several FireWire settings you could apply.
However, using kernel modules is easier and works in most
cases out of the box. That's often a better approach than
dealing with a custom (!) kernel.
Just re-compiling GENERIC usually won't change anything. :-)
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