Derek Ragona <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > At 01:15 PM 4/6/2007, Franz Wegwerf wrote: >>A program wants to have access to /dev/tap3 which doesn't exist on my machine. >> I'm a newbie to FreeBSD running FreeBSD 6 and trying wesside but got >> stuck with this error message: "Can't open tap: ..." >> >>Any help apreciated! >>Franz > > > In FreeBSD 5.X and beyond the /dev entries are created automatically > on bootup. If a device isn't being created check your dmesg that the > device is found and properly identified. Some devices may need a > kernel change or kernel module loaded. > > -Derek
In specific, the tap(4) devices are not supported in a default kernel. The command "kldload if_tap" will load the kernel support for this functionality. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"