building the 5.1 kernel
rasputnik at hellooperator.net
Wed Sep 1 05:24:36 PDT 2004
* Adam Smith <adam at internode.com.au> [0959 12:59]:
> On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 07:42:46AM -0400, Andrew said:
> > I am trying to rebuild the 5.1 kernel. Using the Freebsd handbook as a
> > guide.
> > I am running freebsd 5.1 and as fyi have been building suse and redhat
> > kernels for a while without problems. But this is my first time
> > building the freebsd kernel)
> > This is what I did.
> > cd /sys/i386/conf
> > config GENERIC <-- no changes to the file then per the results of config
> If no changes were made you don't need to recompile your kernel.
Not true - what if there is a bugfix to an existing driver?
> > cd ../compile/GENERIC
> > then
> > make depend
> > then
> > make
> All this stuff is not the right way around, at least for FreeBSD, and it
> looks like you're running MiniBSD(?) of which I know nothing ;)
No, that should still work - that's all the make buildkernel wrappers do.
I'd try deleting the ../compile/GENERIC directory, and rebuilding .
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