custom kernel, make buildkernel and then?

Wed Oct 11 08:28:22 PDT 2006

>Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 11:50:57 +0200 (CEST)
>From: Zbigniew Szalbot <zbyszek at>
>Subject: Re: custom kernel, make buildkernel and then?
>To: Erik Norgaard <norgaard at>
>Cc: freebsd-questions at
>Message-ID: <20061011114350.P29289 at>
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>On Wed, 11 Oct 2006, Erik Norgaard wrote:
>> The target directory for the build is /usr/obj, so in /usr/obj/usr/src/sys 
>> you can see what kernels have been built.
>And it seems none have? For I get this when I do ls I can see only boot 
>directory and no kernels. Is it possible that the buildprocess failed 
>though it did not explicitly tell me about it? From what I recall one of 
>the last lines pritned by buildkernel was
>chmod 444

This is the message I usually see at the end of building world (ie. following the command "make buildworld").

Are you sure you typed "make buildkernel"? Otherwise, that would explain why you don't see  the kernel you built.


>Zbigniew Szalbot

Apologies if this email is poorly formatted, I'm on MS Outlook in work (rather than Mutt at home).

Peter Harrison 

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