Can't compile kernel
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Wed Nov 23 18:06:49 GMT 2005
Don't top-post, please.
Jose Borquez <calartstech at yahoo.com> writes:
> Peter <petermatulis at yahoo.ca> wrote:
> --- Jose Borquez wrote:
> > I made a standard install of FreeBSD 5.4 with Kern-Developer Full
> > binaries and doc, kernel source only. I attempted to compile a custom
> > kernel running:
> > make buildkernel KERNCONF=CUSTOM Then I get the following error:
> > make: don't know how to make buildkernel. Stop
> > I run it from the /usr/src/ directory. The /usr/src/ directory is
> > empty. Does that mean the source files were not installed?
> > Could someone please give me any clues as to what I am missing or have
> > done incorrectly?
> The /usr/src/sys directory should contain the kernel source code. Your
> claim that the /usr/src directory is empty is strange since you also say
> you are compiling a custom kernel. Where is the custom kernel config file
> if not under /usr/src/sys//conf?
> The custom kernel config file is in /usr/src/sys/i386/conf I did more reading from the FreeBSD website handbook and it said if you installed only the kernel source code that you need to compile the traditional way using:
> /usr/src/sys/i386/conf/config CUSTOM then change to the build directory
> then run make depend.
> All of this worked just fine, but now when I run make install I get the following error message:
> You must build a kernel first.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/src/sys/i386/compile/CUSTOM.
> # /usr/src/sys/i386/compile/CUSTOM
> What is the problem here?
In that directory, I believe you need to run "make" before "make
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