Building bwi(4)

Sepherosa Ziehau sepherosa at
Fri Nov 2 20:01:41 PDT 2007

On 11/3/07, Chris Turner <c.turner at> wrote:
> I had to add an entry to sys/conf/files to get things to go -
> is this intentional due to the 'newness' of the driver?
> looking forward to testing it - thanks for undoing the fighting over
> this chipset sephe!

Since this driver is reverse engineered, the "attach" code path may be
not safe enough for it to go into 'kernel'.  I think loading it as
module is the safest way.  And (mini)PCIe parts (4311/4312, newer
amd64 based Dell laptops use them) probably do not work yet (missing
small fraction of initialization code).

Best Regards,

Live Free or Die

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