svn commit: r192122 - in head/sys: amd64/conf i386/conf

John Baldwin jhb at
Fri May 15 21:07:01 UTC 2009

On Thursday 14 May 2009 5:53:35 pm John Baldwin wrote:
> Author: jhb
> Date: Thu May 14 21:53:35 2009
> New Revision: 192122
> URL:
> Log:
>   Trim the default set of device hints on i386 and amd64:
>   - Remove vga0 and the disabled uart2/uart3 hints from both platforms.
>   - Remove hints for ISA adv0, bt0, aha0, aic0, ed0, cs0, sn0, ie0, fe0, and
>     le0 from i386.  All these hints were marked 'disabled' and thus already
>     did not work "out of the box".
>   Discussed with:	imp

For 9.0 the plan is to not install GENERIC.hints into /boot/device.hints by 
default (at least for x86 platforms).  i386 and amd64 can now boot without 
any hints (sc0 will be the console in that case) in 7.x and 8.0.

John Baldwin

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