misc/126176: can't rebuild the kernel (FBSD V7)

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Fri Aug 1 19:20:04 UTC 2008

The following reply was made to PR misc/126176; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Kris Kennaway <kris at FreeBSD.org>
To: mcs <mcsoe at hotmail.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: misc/126176: can't rebuild the kernel (FBSD V7)
Date: Fri, 01 Aug 2008 21:18:57 +0200

 mcs wrote:
 > My personal web server has been down for nearly two weeks now. FreeBSD V7 has been reinstalled. I am not trying to rebuild the Kernel so I can set the Quota in order to install the Cpanel. However, I am stuck at step #3. I am done with step #2 but I got error whenever I tried to run "# make installkernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL"
 > Error is:
 >> How-To-Repeat:
 > Try to run
 > # make installkernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL
 >> Fix:
 > steps missing on the documentation site, i think
 >> Release-Note:
 >> Audit-Trail:
 >> Unformatted:
 >  >>>
 >  ERROR: Required audit group is missing, see /usr/src/UPDATING.
 >  *** Error code 1
 Reading that file, we see:
          The 'audit' group was added to support the new auditing 
          in the base system.  Be sure to follow the directions for updating,
          including the requirement to run mergemaster -p.
 >  Stop in /usr/src.
 >  <<<
 >  I called for help but I was advised to go for CentOS instead of fixing this issue. I do not agree with them. I know this can be fixed, but I have no idea.
 Er, called *who* for help?

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