Build your own ISO-install-CD?
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Mon Mar 19 07:41:08 UTC 2007
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ewald Jenisch" <a at jenisch.at>
To: "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm at toybox.placo.com>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 5:37 AM
Subject: Re: Build your own ISO-install-CD?
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 12:07:17AM -0800, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> > ...
> > The process is long and complex. You don't want to do it if you can
> > it.
> > If people beg me on this list I'll post the step by step I use but trust
> > you
> > really really don't want to do this unless absolutely necessary.
> Hi Ted,
> I suppose this might be of interest to others too, so maybe you could
> post your "receipe" here?
> > Here is the easy way to fix this.
> > 1) Burn a CD with the new driver
> > 2) Boot off a regular install ISO and install your system plus kernel
> > sources
> > 3) Mount the burned CD and copy the new driver to the kernel
> > source location it is supposed to be at
> > 4) Recompile kernel and your in business.
> Nice "shortcut-tip"! :-) Guess copying the complete /usr/src via CD to
> the target machine would even be better given the lot of mods that
> went into the system and kernel since 6.2 has been released.
No, not really. Once you get a working network driver you can cvsup
to -current if you want. But I would not run a production server on that.
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