On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, Antoine Jacoutot wrote:

> Hi :)
>
> I've been having the same error for months now under FreeBSD-5.x (5.1, 5.2,
> 5.2.1-RC2, 5-CURRENT).
> It works anyway, but I'm concerned about this error anyway.
> When I boot, ppp is started automatically with rc.conf and I get the following
> error on the console:
>
> kernel: module_register: module if_tun already exists!
> kernel: Module if_tun failed to register: 17
> kernel: can't re-use a leaf (if_tun_debug)
>
> "device tun" is compiled into my kernel but also loaded as a module !!! :
>
> $ kldstat
> Id Refs Address    Size     Name
>  1    6 0xc0400000 376afc   kernel
>  2    1 0xc0777000 4d978    acpi.ko
>  3    1 0xc4670000 4000     logo_saver.ko
>  4    1 0xc470f000 4000     if_tun.ko
>
> As I said, everything works, but still, this error is strange.
> After looking everywhere without finding any clue about this error, I came to
> the conclusion that it could be my kernel configuration.
> Note that also I use kern_securelevel="1".
>
> If you have _any_ idea, I would really appreciate.

check /boot/loader.conf for if_tun_load="YES"
if so, comment it out. it will not load the module anymore.
you will rely on the one compiled into kernel.

if this is not the answer to your problem email back.

m

> This is a brand new system.
> Thanks.
> Regards,
>
> Antoine
>
> ps:
> Here is my KERNELCONF:
>
> machine         i386
> cpu             I686_CPU
> ident           MCP
> options         SCHED_ULE
> options         INET
> options         INET6
> options         FFS
> options         SOFTUPDATES
> options         UFS_ACL
> options         UFS_DIRHASH
> options         NFSCLIENT
> options         NFSSERVER
> options         MSDOSFS
> options         CD9660
> options         PROCFS
> options         PSEUDOFS
> options         COMPAT_43
> options         COMPAT_FREEBSD4
> options         SCSI_DELAY=15000
> options         KTRACE
> options         SYSVSHM
> options         SYSVMSG
> options         SYSVSEM
> options         _KPOSIX_PRIORITY_SCHEDULING
> options         KBD_INSTALL_CDEV
> options         AHC_REG_PRETTY_PRINT
> options         AHD_REG_PRETTY_PRINT
> options         PFIL_HOOKS
> device          isa
> device          pci
> device          fdc
> device          ata
> device          atadisk
> device          atapicd
> options         ATA_STATIC_ID
> device          scbus
> device          da
> device          atkbdc
> device          atkbd
> device          psm
> device          vga
> device          splash
> device          sc
> device          agp
> device          npx
> device          sio
> device          ppc
> device          ppbus
> device          miibus
> device          rl
> device          xl
> device          random
> device          loop
> device          ether
> device          ppp
> device          tun
> device          pty
> device          bpf
> device          uhci
> device          usb
> device          ugen
> device          ulpt
> device          umass
> device          uscanner
> options         IPSTEALTH
> options         RANDOM_IP_ID
> options         SC_DISABLE_REBOOT
> options         CPU_ENABLE_SSE
> options         IPFIREWALL
> options         IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE
> options         IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE_LIMIT=100
> options         IPDIVERT
> options         NETGRAPH
> options         NETGRAPH_ETHER
> options         NETGRAPH_PPPOE
> options         NETGRAPH_SOCKET
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