A possibly odd upgrade question

Chris Brennan xaero at xaerolimit.net
Fri May 20 15:36:59 UTC 2011

On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 11:23 AM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:

On Fri, 20 May 2011 10:26:01 -0400, Chris Brennan <xaero at xaerolimit.net>
> wrote:
> > OK, I am off now to research how to build the kernel w/o debugging
> symbols
> > ... then I shall embark on this.
> It should be "makeoptions DEBUG=-g" _NOT_ being present
> in the config file. Another idea would be to omit the
> backup of the old kernel.

I will modify my kernel config to reflect that change and I was going to
make a backup ... I'm using the same config from 7.x, only slightly modified
to reflect this machine, that said, how do I clobber the current kernel and
not back it up when I install the new one?

> A: Yes.
> >Q: Are you sure?
> >>A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.

> >>>Q: Why is top posting frowned upon?

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