How to boot kernel.old version in 5.4

Emanuel Strobl Emanuel.strobl at
Thu Jun 9 21:44:15 GMT 2005

Am Donnerstag, 9. Juni 2005 23:40 schrieb fbsd_user:
> In 5.4 after compiling a new kernel you have the default boot location
> being /boot/kernel/ directory containing the current newly compiled
> kernel and /boot/kernel.old/ directory containing the generic system.
> For safeguard I do
> mkdir /boot/kernel.generic
> cp -Rfv /boot/kernel.old/ /boot/kernel.generic/
> Now my question,
> At the beastie boot menu I select option 6 for boot prompt,
> What do I enter to load from /boot/kernel.generic/ directory??

unload kernel
load /boot/kernel.generic/kernel

Hope it's what you want to know.


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