the problem for compiling customized kernel

Ian FREISLICH ianf at
Mon May 26 08:32:32 UTC 2008

gahn wrote:
> Hi all:
> I have weird a problem to compile a customized kernel after I used
> "freebsd-update" untility.
> I followed the exact instructions in the "handbook" and for some
> reasons it stuck with the "GENERIC":
> make buildkernel KERNELCONF=laptop
> During the compilation, I noticed, instead of using the customized
> file "laptop->/root/kernels/laptop", the compilation uses the file
> Any ideas why is that?

You want "KERNCONF=laptop"


Ian Freislich

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