ada(4) and ahci(4) quirk printing

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Wed Apr 24 18:59:24 UTC 2013

I think this just outlines the problem - bootverbose is too verbose.

eg, what the audio code outputs. And yes, net80211 when you're doing 11n.


On 23 April 2013 23:15, Matthias Andree <mandree at> wrote:
> Am 23.04.2013 09:44, schrieb Alexander Motin:
>> Let me disagree. bootverbose keeps dmesg readable for average user,
>> while quirks are specific driver workarounds and their names may confuse
>> more then really help. If every driver print its quirks, dmesg would be
>> two times bigger. There is bootverbose for it.
> quirks print hardware shortcomings that FreeBSD is working around, it is
> useful both to reassure users that FreeBSD is aware of the issues as
> well as give them a hint not to buy the same hardware if the quirks have
> too severe an impact (like NCQ unusable).
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