config(8) out of sync with source
kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Dec 3 20:51:14 PST 2003
On Wed, Dec 03, 2003 at 11:27:16PM -0500, William O'Higgins wrote:
> >> >> Your version of config(8) is out of sync with your kernel source.
> >> >
> >> >Did you follow the procedure out of the handbook?
> >> >
> >> ># cvsup
> >> ># make buildworld
> >> ># cd /usr/src
> >> ># make buildkernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL
> >> ># make installkernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL
> >> ># make installworld
> >> I hadn't used that method, because I was unsure of the results, and the
> >> procedure in the Handbook is more extensive than I had time for.
> >> My reticence was well founded, since when I followed the above procedure
> >> it rendered the computer non-bootable.
> >If you followed the above steps and everything completed successfully
> >then that should not occur, but without more details it's impossible
> >to tell what went wrong on your system.
> The above steps did not complete successfully. Rather a lot seemed to
> go wrong. Since there has been a format and reinstall since then, there
> is little value in diagnostics. Thanks though.
Sorry to hear that. If it happens again in the future, perhaps you
should consider reporting the errors so that we can help you to figure
out what is wrong.
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