Transition from 5.1-RELEASE-p10 to 5.3-BETA2
achill at matrix.gatewaynet.com
Sun Aug 29 23:30:26 PDT 2004
O kyrios Tim Robbins egrapse stis Aug 29, 2004 :
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 09:58:41AM +0300, Achilleus Mantzios wrote:
> > Hi, after make buildworld,make buildkernel, make install kernel
> > i rebooted single-user, just to find out that
> > ls, mount, etc.. gave
> > ls exited with signal 12,
> > bad system call.
> > After i rebooted with the old 5.1 kernel and did make buildkernel
> > *with* COMPAT_FREEBSD4, i could reboot single user with
> > 5.3 and run ls,mount, etc... just fine.
> This was covered by the 20031112 entry in /usr/src/UPDATING. As a general
> rule, you should use GENERIC instead of a custom kernel configuration (or a
> GENERIC config from a previous release) when updating, at least on branches
> that aren't marked -STABLE.
> > What has COMPAT_FREEBSD4 has to do, since i *didnt* have it in my
> > 5.1-RELEASE-p10, and no FreeBSD 4.x programs were run?
> I believe the rationale was that no -STABLE releases after FreeBSD 4
> used the old statfs() interface. I agree that the name is misleading.
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