-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Vlad GURDIGA wrote: > Hello, > > I'm trying to keep very close touch with 6.1_STABLE cvsupping sources > once a week or even more often. I'm thinking of removing as much as > possible devices from the kernel loading them from /boot/loader.conf > instead, so I could rebuild and install them without a whole > kernel/world rebuild and reboot when sources change. I'm not sure this > is a correct way, any piece of advice regarding this would be highly > appreciated. :) > > So, I've successfully done that with sound and network card drivers, > but did not succeed with removing bpf from the kernel. Booting a > kernel with no bpf support, and with > ng_bpf_load="YES" in my loader.conf, the pflogd fails to start with this > error: > > Nov 11 20:22:33 uxterm pflogd: Failed to initialize: (no > devices found) /dev/bpf0: No such file or directory > Nov 11 20:22:33 uxterm pflogd: Exiting, init failure > > And, tcpdump also fails saying that "no suitable device found". Of > course there is no /dev/bpf0. > > Is there any way to have the bpf0 device without booting a kernel with > bpf device included?
Berkeley packet filter (bpf) is required for a lot of net related things, such as dhcpcd, tcpdump (as you've discovered), amongst many other things. Don't know if you want to go disabling that... - -Garrett -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.5 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org iD8DBQFFVk8v6CkrZkzMC68RAmxpAJ9V9Rlz5fCW190FSoWYB8ZjRtBYawCfVG6s QbadL9e1NLAbhtOunZLwrt0= =VYKr -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"