Upgrade from 5.3 to 6.0
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
> 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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