Upgrade from 5.3 to 6.0

Andrew P. infofarmer at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 12:28:23 GMT 2005

On 11/7/05, Doug Hardie <bc979 at lafn.org> 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.
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Put this into /etc/make.conf:
KERNCONF= <build-machine-kernel> <production1-kernel> <production2-kernel>...

make kernel will build all kernels and install the first one.

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