Subject: Re: Should drvctl be enabled by default?
To: Current Users <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/16/2007 09:39:48
On Sat, 15 Dec 2007 20:41:24 -0800
Jeff Rizzo <> wrote:

> It seems to me that drvctl(8) is pretty useful - and it requires the
> drvctl pseudo-device in the kernel.  It's necessary for those trying to
> use GPT on their disks, for example.  It seems to me it should be in
> GENERIC on most ports - though I certainly wouldn't undertake to blindly
> enable it on ports I don't use.
> What do other folks think?  At the very least, I'd think on i386 and
> amd64 - I could test it on macppc as well, though I haven't (yet) had
> need of it there.

Agreed, I'd like to see it at least on x86 by default.

Juan Romero Pardines	- The NetBSD Project	- NetBSD/pkgsrc news in Spanish