Subject: Re: Driver to device bindings
To: Mike M. Volokhov <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 12/26/2003 17:39:50
On Fri, Dec 26, 2003 at 10:09:53AM +0200, Mike M. Volokhov wrote:
> Greetings!
> Probably, this is already discussed topic, but let me ask once more.
> Let say I have some device (for example, NIC) and it is newest clone of
> some other well known NIC. This means, I have a drivers for it, but
> config_match() is not recognizes my NIC (please correct me if I am
> wrong). So, is it possible to specify in my kernel config to bind some
> driver to that device?

No, you need to update the driver itself to attach to the new
vendor/device ID for this.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 23 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference