Newbie trying to build a new world
nelis at 8ball.co.za
Thu Feb 5 03:38:54 PST 2004
On Thu, 2004-02-05 at 13:15, Nicolas wrote:
> I am a newbie trying to build a new kernel. I have been following the handbook
> step by step but I still do something wrong. I copied GENERIC and did some
> changes and called my new kernel MOAK. I put it into /root/kernels and typed:
> ln -s /root/kernels/MOAK
if that's all you typed then it's incorrect. Try:
ln -s /root/kernels/MOAK /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/MOAK
which basically just creates a shortcut to the original file residing in
> I cvsuped src all and ports all.
> Then and did: make -j4 buildworld.
> No problem.
> Then I rebooted and went into single user mode and typed:
> make buildkernel KERNCONF=MOAK.
that's fine, though the only time you really should boot into single
user mode is when you doing a install world. Doesn't hurt though.
> Then I get this output:
> config: /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/MOAK:274: syntax error
> Error code 1
> stop in /usr/src
> error code 1
> Stop in /usr/src
> Is there something wrong in MOAK (see attachment)???
> Hope that somebody can offer me some help.
> Many thanks Nicolas
you may also want to read /usr/src/UPDATING
"Unix IS user friendly.. It's just selective about who its friends are."
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