On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 10:40:54PM +1000, Nick Withers wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Jun 2006 11:28:09 +0100
> Richard Jones <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I'm having trouble loading kernel modules. Put simply "make
> > installkernel" seems install native kernel modules into /boot/kernel/,
> > but kldload seems to want to load them from /boot/modules.
> 
> From kldload's man page:
> ________
> 
> FILES
>      /boot/kernel  directory containing loadable modules.
> Modules must have an extension of .ko.
> ________
> 
> This having been said, it _does_ look in /boot/modules as well.
> 
> I'm able to load a module from either directory without
> specifying the full path and / or extension and without either
> directory being my current working directory on 6.1-RELEASE.
> 
> What's the problem you're actually having? What version of
> FreeBSD are you running?

Yes, sorry, that wasn't the most infomational email.

FreeBSD-6.1-RELEASE.

me ~ # ls -1 /boot/kernel
   fire_saver.ko
   if_tun.ko
   ipfw.ko
   kernel
   libiconv.ko
   libmchain.ko
   linker.hints
   linux.ko
   smbfs.ko
me ~ # ls -1 /boot/kernel
   nvidia.ko
   linker.hints
me ~ # kldload smbfs
kldload: can't load smbfs: No such file or directory
me ~ # cp /boot/kernel/{smbfs.ko,libiconv.ko,libmchain.ko} /boot/modules/
me ~ # kldload smbfs
<short pause>
me ~ # kldstat
Id Refs Address    Size     Name
 1   12 0xc0400000 3c68c4   kernel
 2    2 0xc07c7000 1f280    linux.ko
 3    1 0xc07e7000 3f2e00   nvidia.ko
 6    1 0xc50e0000 20000    smbfs.ko
 7    2 0xc4f51000 4000     libiconv.ko
 8    2 0xc4154000 3000     libmchain.ko

-- 
Richard Jones
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Y!M: rwkjones
http://www.jonze.com
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