[nycbug-talk] highpoint RAID drivers on FreeBSD

Pete Wright pete
Mon Dec 13 14:27:39 EST 2004

On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 02:25:24PM -0500, Isaac Levy wrote:
> Wordup Pete, All,
> On Dec 13, 2004, at 1:58 PM, Pete Wright wrote:
> >
> >hey ike, so you want to take the third party driver and intergreate it
> >into your source tree so when you do a make world it get's included as
> >well?  that sounds pretty awesome.
> Yep- that's the ticket.  I'd really also like to see the driver in the 
> Stable release, so that install/repair ISO's have the driver loaded and 
> ready to go.
> >i wounder if folks on
> >freebsd-hardware@ might be of help?
> Just now subscribed, perfect- thanks.
> >altho i bet you may be able to get
> >it built as a module by putting the source in /usr/src/sys/modules then
> >editing the Makefile in there.
> Gotcha.  Thanks for this one- I'm going to try this out right now.

cool, lemme know how it works out. it was checking out the Makefile in
/usr/src/sys/modules and saw this which looked promising:

SUBDIR= ${_3dfx} \
        ${_aac} \
        accf_data \
        accf_http \

so hopefully this is where one defines which directories get built.

> >don't know if this is helpfull but it
> >may be worth hacking on until you get a definitive response from a
> >commiter of something...
> Dig- thank you.


Peter Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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