Kernel Rebuilding on FreeBSD 5.x

Tom Rhodes trhodes at
Mon May 19 15:02:51 UTC 2003

Hello Michael,

On Mon, 19 May 2003 14:16:32 +0000
"Michael Calloway" <callowaysi at> wrote:

>    I am trying to work with FreeBSD 5.x. I recently d/l 5.1-Beta, and I
>    understand the signigficanceand gravity of a BETA. But I can't find
>    any docs on re-compiling a custom kernel.Would you please point me in
>    the right direction, please? TIA
>    Mike
>    ...and I get to keep the equipment when we're done.

The information in our handbook should be 99% applicable to FreeBSD
5.1-Beta.  If you see a significant difference between the information
located here:

and your environment, please let us know and we will fix ASAP!

If you need help on a specific problem, (hardware or otherwise) you can
always email questions at, or check the appropriate handbook


Tom Rhodes

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