[rfc] replacing /boot/kernel.old with a unique directory name

Steven Hartland killing at multiplay.co.uk
Sat Aug 13 20:17:42 UTC 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alexander Best" <arundel at freebsd.org>

> i just had the following idea: how about instead of copying the current kernel
> to /boot/kernel.old and then installing the new one under /boot/kernel as the
> results of target installkernel, we create a unique directory name for the old
> kernel?

The default size of / is likely your biggest problem.


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