Problem with mergemaster-p

Polytropon freebsd at
Sat Nov 5 01:23:01 UTC 2011

On Fri, 4 Nov 2011 22:14:10 -0300, Zantgo wrote:
> I have an other problem, when I key "make installworld", get this message:
> make: don't know how to make installworld. Stop

Please read the instructions in the Handbook, or refer
to the comment header in /usr/src/Makefile.

 1.  `cd /usr/src'       (or to the directory containing your source tree).
 2.  `make buildworld'
 3.  `make buildkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE'     (default is GENERIC).
 4.  `make installkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE'   (default is GENERIC).
      [steps 3. & 4. can be combined by using the "kernel" target]
 5.  `reboot'        (in single user mode: boot -s from the loader prompt).
 6.  `mergemaster -p'
 7.  `make installworld'
 8.  `make delete-old'
 9.  `mergemaster'            (you may wish to use -i, along with -U or -F).
10.  `reboot'
11.  `make delete-old-libs' (in case no 3rd party program uses them anymore)

Make sure you also do step 1 when calling mergemaster
and make:

	# cd /usr/src
	# mergemaster -p
	# make installworld
	# make delete-old
	# mergemaster

Then reboot into the new OS version.

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