Living on gmirror: need to reincarnate /etc/rc.early

Freddie Cash fjwcash at
Tue Jan 25 21:00:30 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 12:50 PM, Kostik Belousov <kostikbel at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 12:30:37PM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
>> On 01/25/2011 12:28, Kostik Belousov wrote:
>> >No, my use for rc.early is different. I use it to load modules
>> >before filesystems are mounted.
>> Ok, I'll bite ... what is deficient about doing this in /boot/loader.conf?
> The fact that for failing driver, I can still get to single-user reliably
> with boot -s without doing loader command line magic under the stress.
> Or, not having to describe that magic over the phone to somebody who
> would prefer to play^H^H^H do something else instead.

Hrm, sounds like a need for an /etc/rc.d/modules, configured to run at
a suitably early time in the rcorder.  :)

Freddie Cash
fjwcash at

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