crispy.beef at ntlworld.com
Mon Jan 2 10:06:28 PST 2006
Adam Nealis wrote:
>>Here's what I did:
>>1. Install from CD (6.0-RELEASE)
>>2. Got latest kernel src with sysinstall
> Hmm. cvsup might be better. Having said that, when I cvsup'd 6.0-RELEASE
> after installing from CD, there were only one or two files updated. But
> my version went from 6.0-RELEASE to 6.0-RELEASE-p1.
> The other thing is you don't appear to have run buildworld. This step
> uses the 6.0-RELEASE source in /usr/src to build userland and gcc and
> so on. I'm not sure, but I think you have to use the compilation tools
> from buildworld to create your new kernel.
I wasn't aware that I needed to do a buildworld too, am limited on the amount
of disk space I have, the whole disk is 6Gb with a 1Gb /home and over 3Gb
/usr. Is that going to be enough? /tmp and /var are quite small.
Will go through the Makefile and see what happens this time round.
>>3. cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf
>>4. Created my own config file (LAPTOP)
>>5. Did a /usr/sbin/config LAPTOP
>>6. Moved into compile directory (/usr/src/sys/i386/compile/LAPTOP)
>>7. Did 'make depend'
> Did you do
> make cleandepend; make depend ?
Yes, did that too.
>>At this point it failed...
> I'd be inclined to start from the beginning, going through the steps
> given in usr/src/Makefile
Will do, cheers.
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