Compiling a lean kernel of 9.1 p3

Tommy Pham tommyhp2 at
Wed May 15 17:47:07 UTC 2013

On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Tommy Pham <tommyhp2 at> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I installed 9.1 from DVD with src only and did 'freebsd-update fetch
> install'.  Then I proceed to compile the lean kernel.  I'm unable to
> compile a lean (no SCSI, RAID, sound, USB, Firewire, NICs) kernel of 9.1 p3
> and without lib32 support.  I only needed SATA disk and em NIC support.
>  The kernel compiled without errors.  However, on boot, it freezes after
> the menu screen.  My make.conf only have added (from default
> /usr/share/examples/etc):
> KERNCONF=custom
> CPUTYPE=?opteron
> I have no problem booting from GENERIC built kernel and buildworld with
> that make.conf.   Could someone please tell me how can I troubleshoot this?
> TIA,
> Tommy

Hi again,

I said that wrong... I meant that I was able to compile OK but unable to
boot with a lean kernel.  I was able to boot buildworld and buildkernel of

Thanks again,

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