buildkernel w/o symbols?

Herbert J. Skuhra h.skuhra at
Mon Jan 11 06:11:44 UTC 2010

At Sun, 10 Jan 2010 21:36:09 -0700,
Steve Franks wrote:
> So I'm an idiot, and I couldn't figure out how to label, except
> sysinstall autos, and now I have a puny 512MB rootfs, which I can't
> make installkernel from 8-rc1 to 8-stable, the only 'big' thing I can
> find on the drive is the symbols in /boot/kernel...
> Is there a right way out of this mess?

1. build a kernel without "makeoptions    DEBUG=-g"

2. rm /boot/kernel/*.symbols before make installkernel 

3. Read the entry 20060118 of /usr/src/UPDATING


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