A question about downloading FreeBSD kernel code

Eir Nym eirnym at gmail.com
Mon Jul 4 13:28:35 UTC 2016


> On 4 Jul 2016, at 14:23, Nan Xiao <nan at chinadtrace.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I want to install FreeBSD kernel source files, and my FreeBSD kernel version is:  
> # freebsd-version -k
> 10.3-RELEASE-p4
> But from ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/, there is only 10.3-RELEASE code.
> So is it mapping to my kernel version (10.3-RELEASE-p4)? Or where should I download the right
> 10.3-RELEASE-p4 code?

You should download src tarball. It contains kernel inside and you need to unpack anything to /usr/src. I didn't checked if you need other sources or not. I leave every bit of them. 

> Thanks very much in advance!
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