Subject: Re: 3.0 Question
To: Kenneth Persing <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 04/04/2006 19:36:20
On Tue, 4 Apr 2006, Kenneth Persing wrote:
> 1. LKM's are:
> a. not functional in the cobalt port
> b. functional in the cobalt port, but not in the generic kernel.
> c. functional in the GENERIC kernel, and I'm just an idiot that can't
> figure out how to enable it.
> d. Cowboy Neal
miyu% grep LKM /usr/cvs/src-3/sys/arch/cobalt/conf/GENERIC
#options LKM # loadable kernel modules
> 2. packet filter:
> a. can be enabled by loading the LKM pf.o located in /usr/lkm/
> b. can only be enabled by compiling it directly into the kernel, the file
> pf.o located in /usr/lkm/ is just a red herring to get me to waste my time.
> c. can be enabled by loading the LKM pf.o only after you recompile the
> kernel to enable loadable modules (see question 1), but if you're going to be
> recompiling your kernel anyway, why bother with LKM, just compile pf directly
> into the kernel?
> d. just use ipf, who cares about the future.
No idea. Personally, I'd bake it into the kernel instead of mucking with
LKMs, if I had a need.