ive been trying to build a kernel all morning!

Jonathan Horne jhorne at dfwlp.org
Tue Oct 31 19:52:29 UTC 2006

> In the last episode (Oct 31), Jonathan Horne said:
>> i have a 6.2-PRERELEASE machine, that i am trying to build a
>> 6.1-RELEASE-p10 kernel and world on.
>> before i began, i did a rm -rf /usr/src/* /usr/obj/*, and then did a
>> fresh
>> cvsup of RELENG_6_1.  i do the same thing i always do, which would be to
>> cd to /usr/src, and then issue 'make -j 6 buildkernel
>> (in this case, a conf file named REGULUS).
> First step: get rid of the -j6, so the build stops as soon as there's a
> compile error.  Or, record the entire output of make and scan it
> top-down for the first error message.
> --
> 	Dan Nelson
> 	dnelson at allantgroup.com

well, it turned out to be an easy to solve problem.  my issue was, that i
was not building the world prior to building the new kernel.  after i did
a buildworld, buildkernel then completed as would be expected.


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