kernel build failure

Kris Kennaway kris at
Mon Nov 17 19:58:41 PST 2003

On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 06:26:39PM -0500, andy at wrote:
> I am trying to build a new kernel on 4.9.release. I cvsup'ed the latest
> ports and soureces right before I tried the kernel build.  I followed the
> handbook, and when I typed /usr/sbin/config FIREWALL (name of kernel config),  I received the
> following message:
> [root at dell conf]# /usr/sbin/config FIREWALL
> ../../conf/files: coda/coda_fbsd.c must be optional, mandatory or standard
> Your version of config(8) is out of sync with your kernel source.
> What does this mean?  Do I need to upgrade config(8), how do you do that?
> I checked the man page, but it didn't provide any insight.

Looks like you forgot to follow the upgrade procedure listed in the handbook.

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