Where do I purchace an unlock code to build a custom kernel?

Chris H chris# at 1command.com
Sat Nov 24 07:23:34 UTC 2012

Sorry, that _should_ have read:

> Greetings,
>  I've been running a RELENG_* box for some time now. I recently slipped the
> same CD into an older AMD k7 box, and performed an install && cvsup.
> I then promptly cd /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf && cp GENERIC CUSTOM.
> edited CUSTOM to taste, cd /usr/src && make buildworld; wait _hours_.
> Then performed:
> make buildkernel KERNCONF=CUSTOM
> which produced
> ERROR: Missing kernel configuration files.
> Stop in /usr/src.
> *** Error code 1
> Stop in /usr/src.
> Looks like I got bit by:
> 20100502:
>         The config(8) command has been updated to maintain compatibility
>         with config files from 8.0-RELEASE.  You will need a new version
>         of config to build kernels (this version can be used from 8.0-RELEASE
>         forward).  The buildworld target will generate it, so following
>         the instructions in this file for updating will work glitch-free.
>         Merely doing a make buildkernel without first doing a make buildworld
>         (or kernel-toolchain), or attempting to build a kernel using
>         traidtional methods will generate a config version warning, indicating
>         you should update.
> So I performed: make kernel-toolchain, and tried again. STILL no joy.
> So I tried:
> To build a kernel
>         -----------------
>         If you are updating from a prior version of FreeBSD (even one just
>         a few days old), you should follow this procedure.  It is the most
>         failsafe as it uses a /usr/obj tree with a fresh mini-buildworld,
>         make kernel-toolchain
> STILL no joy. Looks like I need to purchase a special kernel unlock key to build
> a kernel. :(
> Thank you for all your time, and consideration.
> --Chris
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