Re: Building multiple kernels with "make release"

From: Alan Somers <asomers_at_freebsd.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 18:00:28 -0600
On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 5:52 PM Miroslav Lachman <000.fbsd_at_quip.cz> wrote:

> On 28/07/2021 20:46, Juraj Lutter wrote:
> >
> >
> >> On 28 Jul 2021, at 20:37, Glen Barber <gjb_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 12:05:25PM -0600, Alan Somers wrote:
> >>> On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 11:57 AM Glen Barber <gjb_at_freebsd.org> wrote:
> >>>> Just on a hunch, could you try with adding INSTALLKERNEL="${KERNEL}"
> to
> >>>> your release.conf?
> >>>>
> >>>> I now seem to recall some weirdness with this, but the exact details
> >>>> elude me at the moment.
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> Setting INSTALLKERNEL="GENERIC-NODEBUG"  during "make installkernel"
> >>> overrides whatever KERNCONF was set to.  But it still only installs one
> >>> kernel.  Trying to set that variable to a list doesn't work.
> >>
> >> Ok.  Give me a day or so to try to figure out what is (or isn't)
> >> happening here.  I do not recall any recent-ish changes that would have
> >> caused this, and I am 95% certain it has worked in the past.
> >
> > According to Makefile.inc1:
> >
> > make installkernel KERNCONF=“KERN1 KERN2”
> >
> > should install KERN1 and KERN2. Similar goes for buildkernel.
> >
> > Or is there something I am missing?
>
> Does 'make installkernel KERNCONF=“KERN1 KERN2”' really install both
> kernels? Under which names?
> I have 3 kernels defined in KERNCONF in /etc/make.conf for years. 3
> kernels are built by "make buildkernel" but only one installed by "make
> installkernel".
>
> To install other kernels I use:
>
> make installkernel KERNCONF=KERN2 KODIR=/boot/kernel.KERN2
>
> make installkernel KERNCONF=KERN3 KODIR=/boot/kernel.KERN3
>
> Miroslav Lachman
>

Miroslav is right.  Despite the comment that Juraj found, "make
installkernel" only installs the first kernel listed in KERNCONF.
-Alan
Received on Thu Jul 29 2021 - 00:00:28 UTC

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