Upgrade from 5.3 to 6.0

Doug Hardie bc979 at lafn.org
Wed Nov 9 21:52:37 GMT 2005

On Nov 7, 2005, at 00:10, Hans Nieser wrote:

> 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.

I verified that is correct.  Thanks.  I was able to build multiple  
kernels successfully without having to install them all.

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