Kernel build failure - on

Kent Stewart kstewart at
Thu Dec 18 17:51:11 PST 2003

On Thursday 18 December 2003 05:21 pm, The Bean wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently updated my source to 4.9-Stable from 4.2-Release.
> I did everything according the Handbook, and it seems to be
> working fine.
> I'm now trying to enable the kernel for firewalls. I made a copy of
> GENERIC & made the attendant changes.
> make buildkernel KERNCONF=MyNewfile works fine.
> make installkernel KERNCONF=MyNewfile fails, with this message:
>   install: /usr/src/sys/modules/joy/ No such file or directory
> Googling on this, I found two cases. One guy got no responses. The other
> got one response which said "If I had to guess, you updated the sources
> but were only building the kernel.  Don't do that."
> True, I updated my source, but I also did a buildworld on that source,
> and actually built a new kernel as part of that process (as recommended
> by the handbook).
> Does anyone know what the problem might be? Also, doing man joy
> (tee hee) tells me that is used to load the joystick module. I
> don't care about the joystick, so can I just disable this?
> was retired but the Makefile still refers to it as an afterinstall 
option. The script was never removed from my /usr/src by cvsup. 

You could grab from the attic. The script that I still have, simply 
does "kldload joy".


Kent Stewart
Richland, WA

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