Upgrade from 5.3 to 6.0

Hans Nieser h.nieser at xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 7 08:10:19 GMT 2005

Doug Hardie wrote:
> On Nov 6, 2005, at 22:15, Hans Nieser wrote:
>> Doug Hardie wrote:

>>> I am in the midst of upgrading via source from 5.3 to 6.0.  All  is  
>>> going fine, but the instructions in UPDATING do not include a  make  
>>> installkernel command.  I know that needs to be done  somewhere.  I  
>>> suspect between the buildkernel and the reboot.

>> I think it says "make kernel ...", which apparently does both

> I see that now.  But, then how do you build multiple kernels?  I  
> maintain all source on one system and build all the kernels there.  I  
> don't want to install them as they won't work.  Also, I don't want to  
> build them on the production machines, just install them.

I think you can still use the buildkernel and installkernel targets for 
that purpose, they are still mentioned in the Makefile at least.

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