dmesg wrong kernel name

Pietro Cerutti pietro.cerutti at
Sun Feb 11 16:03:38 UTC 2007

On 2/11/07, dleal at <dleal at> wrote:
> Hi.
> I just installed and upgrade my new freebsd system. From 6.1 release to
> 6.2-stable.
> As the handbook says, I built and installed a new custom kernel.
> So I was expecting to see after all operations the new name after boot:
> Something like:
> root at mymachine:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MYKERNEL
> but I got:
> root at mymachine:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC
> I did already rebuilt and installed MYKERNEL again, but all seams to be in
> the same situation.
> What could I be doing wrong?

Check out your "make [build|install]kernel" command:
did you include KERNCONF=MYKERNEL?

Check out your kernel config file:
did you change the line

> Thanks

Hope this helps,

> daniel.

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