building the 5.1 kernel
tacoboy24 at dragoweb.com
Wed Sep 1 05:25:24 PDT 2004
Thanks for the reply
Reply to your comments...
MINIBSD - I am presently running regular ole freebsd 5.1. I eventually
plan to rebuild the OS for an application. For now it is vanilla flavor
GENERIC - Agreed if no changes were made the kernel doesn't have to be
rebuilt. I used the unchanged GENERIC file to verify the kernel would
build before I started making changes. It insures all the files/scripts
are in place.
Alternative build process:
I tried it that way as well. Got the same errors.
Hope it helps
On Sep 1, 2004, at 7:59 AM, Adam Smith wrote:
> 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
>> I am running freebsd 5.1 and as fyi have been building suse and
>> 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
> If no changes were made you don't need to recompile your kernel.
>> cd ../compile/GENERIC
>> make depend
> All this stuff is not the right way around, at least for FreeBSD, and
> looks like you're running MiniBSD(?) of which I know nothing ;)
> Anyway, this is what I do:
> cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf
> cp GENERIC YOURNEWKERNELFILE
> vi YOURNEWKERNELFILE
> cd /usr/src
> make buildkernel KERNCONF=YOURNEWKERNELFILE
> make installkernel KERNCONF=YOURNEWKERNELFILE
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