On 21 Sep 2012 18:27, Nenhum_de_Nos <math...@eternamente.info> wrote:
> Jim Pingle <li...@pingle.org> wrote:
>> On 9/21/2012 10:39 AM, Robert Guerra wrote:
>>> Have you or other members of the list compiled pfsense 2.1 from source
>>> so as to generate the  Soekris 6501 kernel extensions?
>>> If not, might there be someone on the list that could help me with 
>>> that?
>> What kernel extensions? I'm not aware of any net6501-specific code in
>> FreeBSD anywhere yet. There are some options for older geode-based
>> Soekris boards but we already include those in pfSense (via options
>> If there are newer options/code that I'm not aware of I'd love to hear
>> about it. Doing a grep through the source tree didn't turn up anything,
>> but I only looked at the source for 9.1.
> Jim,
> I dont remember now but there is at least one kernel option to make
> amd64 Freebsd 9 to boot on the 6501. I lost all my cf that could have
> the kernel conf with it. But I will look for and post here if I find. 
> That's
> why I was looking for how to build pfsense from scratch.

The info for FreeBSD 9.0 is on the Soekris wiki here: 

I haven't tried yet with FreeBSD 9.1-RC to see if the "device mptable" 
kernel configuration option is still needed for amd64 on the Soekris 
net6501 with that latest kernel.


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