install kernel failure

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Mon Dec 18 16:52:20 PST 2006

Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Sam Jones wrote:
>> I'm trying to build a custom kernel under FreeBSD 6.1. I first tried
>> to follow section 8.3 of the Handbook and did
>> make buildkernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL
>> That didn't work, so I tried updating all of the source and did
>> make buildworld
>> and then repeated the previous step. That still didn't work. It keeps
>> giving me the following errors:
> [...]
>> The Handbook is no real help on this. I had this working correctly
>> under FreeBSD 6.0, but I know I used different commands. The Handbook
>> has changed since then, and it removed those commands. I've included
>> my kernel configuration file in case it's something wrong with that.
>> Thanks,
>> Sam
> Sam,
>    You're missing some reference to a wireless card / wireless 
> protocol in your kernel config somewhere. Could you please provide 
> your config at a URL or include relevant sections of your config 
> (wireless card, etc).
> -Garrett
    ural(4) needs wlan as well as a few other directives added in a 
kernel config (see 
    If you don't need that wireless driver, you should comment out that 
line (it's down in the USB section).

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