How to build 9.0 from source?
james at mansionfamily.plus.com
Sun Feb 5 14:15:56 UTC 2012
I installed 9.0 without sources.
Now I'd like to try building the kernel (or specifically the mfi
driver), so I've tried to get the sources.
The handbook says (in 9.55) to use sysinstall to get the source
configuration - but that doesn't seem to work and what its trying to
fetch seems more like an 8.x source set,
I fetched src.txz and unpacked it and sorted out the /usr/src/sys link,
and 'make' in the root of that builds the boot code ok.
However, there is no /usr/src/UPDATING to check per 9.5, and 'cd
/usr/src;make buildkernel' tells me:
make: don't know how t make buildkerel. Stop.
/usr/src was empty before I set up the 'sys' link (which in my case
points to a zfs volume).
It seems wrong to m - how can I get sources etc installed so I can build
the kernel? (And userspace if necessary - but its the mfi driver I want
to fiddle with)
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