Can't build 8.1 GENERIC kernel

Thomas Ronner thomas at
Thu Sep 9 14:21:00 UTC 2010

  Hi Olaf,

On 09/09/2010 16:17, Olaf Seibert wrote:
> I'm trying to build a custom kernel, and I got an error. So I tried
> GENERIC, in the perhaps old-fashioned way of
>      # config GENERIC
>      # cd ../compile/GENERIC
>      # make depend
>      # make
I don't know about the old-fashioned way, but the new way is:

# cd /usr/src
# make buildkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC
# make installkernel KERNCONF=GENERIC

The KERNCONF=GENERIC is redundant, because the GENERIC config is default.


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