Syntax Error in Kernel

Nathan Mace nmace at
Sun May 22 08:44:52 PDT 2005

That seems to have done it.  Thanks.

I had looked in the GENERIC and NOTES file, and noticed that those  
options didn't appear, but I couldn't find anything that said they  
were no long used like that, and I couldn't find anything that told  
me what to use in their place.

Thanks for the help.


On May 22, 2005, at 11:20 AM, Xin LI wrote:

> Hi, Nathan,
> On Sun, May 22, 2005 at 02:46:22PM +0000, Nathan Mace wrote:
>> I'm trying to add support for my Palm to my Freebsd 5-Stable box.   
>> I have found the following web page which describes what kernel  
>> options need to be present.
>> It lists the following options has being required.
>> pseudo-device   ppp     1       # Kernel PPP
>> pseudo-device   tun             # Packet tunnel.
>> device          uhci            # UHCI PCI->USB interface
>> device          ohci            # OHCI PCI->USB interface
>> device          usb             # USB Bus (required)
>> device          uvisor
>> device          ucom
>> However when I run "config" on my kernel, I get a syntax error on  
>> the line that adds "ppp".  Anyone hav any ideas as to why this  
>> might be happening?  Thanks.
> I think you generally want "device ppp" and "device tun" on 5-STABLE
> boxes, the "pseudo-device ppp 1" has gone long ago...
> Also, the examples in sys/[ARCH]/conf/GENERIC would be helpful for
> reference.  You may obtain a more detailed list by running "make LINT"
> under the conf directory.  For descriptions of kernel options, check
> out the NOTES files found in architecture dependent conf directories,
> and sys/conf.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Xin LI <delphij frontfree net>
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