svn commit: r211594 - head/sys/dev/bge
M. Warner Losh
imp at bsdimp.com
Sun Aug 22 03:39:06 UTC 2010
In message: <20100822022001.GC1090 at michelle.cdnetworks.com>
Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at gmail.com> writes:
: On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 08:10:42PM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > In message: <20100822012433.GB1090 at michelle.cdnetworks.com>
: > Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at gmail.com> writes:
: > : On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 07:13:34PM -0600, M. Warner Losh wrote:
: > : > In message: <201008212313.o7LNDGpH083604 at svn.freebsd.org>
: > : > Pyun YongHyeon <yongari at FreeBSD.org> writes:
: > : > : Author: yongari
: > : > : Date: Sat Aug 21 23:13:16 2010
: > : > : New Revision: 211594
: > : > : URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/211594
: > : > :
: > : > : Log:
: > : > : Load tunable from loader.conf(5) instead of device.hints(5).
: > : >
: > : > Why the move?
: > : >
: > :
: > : Because bge(4) man page didn't mention device.hints. The tunable
: > : could be set via sysctl or loader.
: > It's just that our other drivers use the hints mechanism.
: > Of course, you could easily set either of these in either loader.conf
: > or device.hints... They are basically the same thing...
: Yes, but hints requires "hint" string to be present before
: driver.unit.keyword string which is not the same syntax of sysctl
I guess my bigger point is that we should consider migration now that
we have a better mechanism...
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