Where do I purchace an unlock code to build a custom kernel?
chris# at 1command.com
Sat Nov 24 07:50:27 UTC 2012
Thank you! Yes, I _did_ know k7 was actually i(x)86, but figured config(8)
would "throw me a bone" if it were wrong.
Anyway, I'll take your advice.
Thanks again! MUCH appreciated!
> Hello Chris,
> I can sell you one :)
> Anyway, I belive what's happening is that you should copy GENERIC not
> in /usr/src/sys/amd64 directory, but in /usr/src/sys/i386
> k7 is a 32 bit CPU so it is i386.
> Perhaps you could also try building FreeBSD on your faster box, I did
> that when I had 2 32bit machines and it worked well. I'm assuming
> setting proper CPU would be enough, but I have yet to try to build 32
> version on 64bit.
> Friday, November 23, 2012, 11:23:23 PM, you wrote:
>> Sorry, that _should_ have read:
>>> 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:
>>> 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
>>> make -DALWAYS_CHECK_MAKE buildkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE
>>> make -DALWAYS_CHECK_MAKE installkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_KERNEL_HERE
>>> 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.
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