Correct steps to recompile kernel
platanthera at web.de
Thu May 20 10:28:19 PDT 2004
On Thursday 20 May 2004 18:39, Stephen Liu wrote:
> Hi Bill,
> Tks for your advice.
> - snip -
> > > # cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf
> > > # cp GENERIC GENERIC.bak
> > > # cp GENERIC MYKERNEL
> > > # ee MYKERNEL
> > > (modifying the kernel)
> > This is good ... although making a backup of GENERIC
> > is
> > somewhat redundant.
> Noted with thanks. But in case of trouble where can I
> get the old kernel back.
When you install a new kernel the old one is backed up
If you can't boot your new kernel, just press '6' in the boot loader
menu to escape to the loader prompt, and then type
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