On Thu, 9 Jan 2003, Darren wrote:
> I have successfully compiled a new kernel once already on a new install of
> FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE.  Since then, I have run cvsup and portupgrade.  Now, I
> need to recompile the kernel again.  But, I'm running into errors.  I have
> been following the handbook.  But, apparently, I'm missing something.  The
> way I understand the manual, you use the first method of "config
> CUSTOM_KERNEL" and if you have updated the kernel sources, you have to use
> the second method of "make buildkernel KERNCONF=MYKERNEL".  I used the first
> method before running cvsup and it worked.  I looked at /usr/src/UPDATING.
> For recompiling, it basically looks like the second method in the FreeBSD
> handbook.  So, I tried compiling both ways.  I tried deleting my CUSTOM
> sources and copying GENERIC back to CUSTOM and starting over.  But, it still
> craps out.
> 
> Could someone tell me what I'm doing wrong??
> 
> Thanks,
> Darren
> 
<snip>

Did you make installworld and buildworld before trying to build a kernel 
agains the new source?


#  John Bleichert 
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