Experiences with FreeBSD 9.0-BETA2
lacombar at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 22:02:59 UTC 2011
On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Peter Jeremy <peterjeremy at acm.org> wrote:
> On 2011-Sep-26 19:48:23 -0400, Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk at MIT.EDU> wrote:
>>On Mon, 26 Sep 2011, Arnaud Lacombe wrote:
>>> The problem with /boot on a dedicated partition is the the kernel,
>>> since at least 8.x, is installed by default with a vast majority of
>>> crap. That's all the .symbols, that 99% of FreeBSD users will never
>>My recollection is that this is because kensmith forgot to take
>>'makeoptions DEBUG=-g' out of GENERIC when branching stable/8, and no one
> Not quite - 'DEBUG=-g' was a deliberate move to make it easier for
> developers to talk users through faultfinding kernel issues.
> The correct fix is to install the .symbols files somewhere other than
> /boot/kernel - unfortunately, no-one has developed the necessary
> changes to the kernel installation.
I did too, will put patches online soon.
> Peter Jeremy
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