New FreeBSD's users Questions
brian at Awfulhak.org
Tue Jul 18 14:32:33 BST 2000
> > Has anyone any experience with setting up a dialup PPP
> > connection on 4 - with the userland / kernel ppp. The handbook
> > section claims that the tun drivers are in the generic kernel, but
> > ifconfig can find none (in GENERIC or my kernel) . I have all the
> > needed ppp details from the old linux setup. I have also used
> > MAKEDEV tun0 to create the device entry.
> tun* should be there. 'ifconfig -a' will give you a complete list
> of available drivers.
Even if it's not, ppp(8) will load the kernel module on the fly :-)
> > Attached to the soundcard is an old Matsushita CR 562 drive. This
> > is not supported in GENERIC, and is causing me major problems.
> > I've copied the entry from LINT into my custom kernels file, and it is
> > compiled in - at least matcd.c can be seen in the list during
> > compile. The CDROM is on the default settings - those specified in
> > the LINT entry. Its supported under Linux in the sbpcd driver, and is
> > found at address 0x230 No trace of it is seen in booting, or when
> > looking at the kernel output with dmesg. I have created the dev
> > entries, and tried to both mount cd9660 (iso9660 to me ;-)) and
> > play audio cd's - no luck. The cd9660 FS is compiled in, and is
> > available as a lkm in the modules dir.
> umm. I seem to recall that Matsushita CDROM may no longer be supported.
> I think I've seen e-mails to suggest thats the case. If so and you
> really need matsushita support you may have to go back to 3.x or so.
According to HINTS, ``device matcd 1'' is still available.
> - Mark Blackman
Brian <brian at Awfulhak.org> <brian@[uk.]FreeBSD.org>
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