soekris + buildworld/kernel/...

John Howie john at
Thu Aug 14 16:08:10 UTC 2014

Hi Julien,

There are a number of ways to do it. My preferred way is to build an image
of a live filesystem with my custom kernel, use dd to write it to a disk
partition on the target machine and then boot from it. I would not bother
with NFS mounting filesystems, etc.



On 8/14/14, 3:24 AM, "Julien Cigar" <jcigar at> wrote:

>I have a Soekris box for which I would like to upgrade through the
>"classical" way (buildworld, kernel, etc). As the box is pretty slow and
>requires a custom kernel, I would like to buildworld/buildkernel on
>another (fast) machine. How can I do that? Is scp -r or NFS mount
>/usr/obj enough ..?
>Julien Cigar
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