Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
On 2006-08-21 16:28, beno <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
I just barely finished upgrading from 5.3 to 6.1 and all is well,
however, now I realize I have to rebuild my kernel again to accommodate
PF. I've edited the correct GENERIC file (I'm on an i386 box).

Don't edit GENERIC.  It's very rarely a good idea.  If you spend some
time to fine tune GENERIC to your own particular setup, matching your
own preferences, you may be surprised in a very bad way after the next
CVSup run, when all your local modifications are blown away by CVSup as
it updates your 'GENERIC' configuration to the official GENERIC status.

It is a *FAR* better idea to copy GENERIC and edit a copy.  Most of the
time I even go as far as copying GENERIC _outside_ of the `/usr/src'
tree, i.e. in `/root/kernconf/LOCAL' and symlink that file inside the
source tree, i.e. at `/usr/src/sys/i386/conf'.
Great. I added that to my script and copied over GENERIC to a separate folder, as per your idea. Now, since I had already rebuilt the kernel, I presume I don't have to concern myself with this issue until the next time I do so, is that correct?
Why are you running `/etc/rc.shutdown' manually?

Why are you using `pkill' on Sendmail and syslogd?
As Mikhail Goriachev stated, I followed his instructions explicitly because I figured (correctly) that he_knew_what_he_was_doing, even if (as it now appears) it was overkill. Better safe than sorry :)
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