On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 12:51:39PM -0800, Beech Rintoul wrote:
> > I want to experiment with current. All went well on the build, but when I
> > try and install the kernel it stops telling me to install a "device.hints"

You should have also read UPDATING.  Please start a habit of checking
this document if you are going to run -current.

        /boot/device.hints is now required for installkernel to
        succeed.  You should copy GENERIC.hints for your architecture
        into /boot/device.hints.  If and only if you compile hints
        into your kernel, then this file may be empty.  Please note,
        if you have an empty or missing /boot/device.hints file and
        you neglected to compile hints into your kernel, no boot
        messages will appear after the boot loader tries to start the

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