DragonFly bugs List (threaded) for 2012-01
[DragonFlyBSD - Bug #2141] loader and/or documentation broken
Issue #2141 has been updated by Samuel J. Greear.
> After release I might fix loader to remove this confusing
> (schizophrenic ?) facility that a variable can have two instances with
> different value; I see no use for it.
Seeing as the next release is a .0, I would like to see this done (if you have the time).
Bug #2141: loader and/or documentation broken
Author: Samuel J. Greear
The ehci driver is automatically loaded upon boot. To disable this
behavior temporarily, the ehci_load variable can be unset at the loader
prompt (see loader(8)). To disable it permanently, the
hint.ehci.0.disabled tunable can be set to 1 in /boot/loader.conf.
But when operating from the loader prompt the ehci_load variable has no effect
at all, it seems to only be checked from the menu, which is useless if you are
operating from the prompt.
This is confusing at best, but I am leaning more towards steaming pile. The
loader or the documentation needs to be reworked.
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