compile kernel on a powerfull computer and move it to another. WORKS??

klumea simi simidudu at
Sun Jun 12 11:24:04 UTC 2005

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<DIV>Hello,<BR>I have installed FreeBSD 5.2.1-RELEASE and now I what to upgrade it to FreeBSD 5.4, I know that I have to  <make buildworld> first , after that <make buildkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE> <make installkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE> and so on...<BR>I do not understand <make sure you have good level 0 dumps>, <maybe fix /etc/fstab> what should I do to get a good level 0 dumps?<BR><BR>MY problem is that I have a Pentium I at 100Mhz, I  <make buildworld> for 2 days now and it is still building. <BR>If I compilet on another sistem and after that I use ftp to transfer it and after that:<BR>#cd /<BR>#chflags noschg kernel<BR>#cp kernel kernel.old<BR>#cp /var/ftp/incoming/kernel kernel<BR>#chflags schg kernel<BR>#shutdown -r now<BR>
<DIV style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial">It will work? If is OK and if it works please let me know, i have not tried.<BR>NOW what happends with the modules, include, ports and all that,  they are compatible with the new version of kernel, do I have to change some things or to upgrade everithing, it works if I compile the same kernel, and if I upgrade the kernel to 5.4 it will not work ?<BR>If someone knows please let me know, or point me to a web page or something, It is paintfull to build a kernel for 3 days.<BR>If I made mistakes I apologize!<BR>Thank you!<BR>Best regards,<BR>
<DIV style="FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><SPAN style="FONT-FAMILY: Courier">Klumea Simi,<BR>It wasn't me!</SPAN></DIV></DIV></DIV></DIV></BODY><hr><div style="background-color:white;color:black;">Walla! Mail - <a href="" style="color:blue">get your free 1G mail today</a></div> 

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