Le 08/02/2009 à 01:51:50-0700, Tim Judd a écrit
> Albert Shih wrote:
> > Hi all
> > 
> > I've two servers (in fact guest in vmware) on don't have enought disk space
> > to make buildkernel (or world).
> > 
> > For the world freebsd-update can work. But for the kernel I've my own
> > kernel.
> > 
> > So if I compile the kernel on the other server how can I put it on the
> > first ?
> > 
> > Regards.
> > 
> > 
> 
> With an NFS mount, with sneakernet, or scp.
> On the machine with enough disk space:
>       make buildkernel installkernel DESTDIR=/nfsmount KERNCONF=otherkernel 
> #hackish and i'd be worried of this.  It will force a backup of the 
> running kernel to the remote /boot/kernel.old
> 
> I'd recommend:
>       make buildkernel installkernel DESTDIR=/tmp KERNCONF=otherkernel
>       tar -czf /tmp/otherkernel.tgz /tmp/boot/kernel
>       # bring the otherkernel.tgz file to the machine, maybe by usb stick, 
> and extract.  don't forget to tar -xz*p*f  (permissions)

Thanks.

But in that case why I can't just do

        cd /boot
        tar czvf some_place/kernel.tgz kernel

and just transfert the kernel.tgz and make the tar xpf ? 

> 
> How thin on disk space are you?

2 Go for everything.... But I can mount by NFS more space (very more). 

Thanks for the answer.

Regards.
-- 
Albert SHIH
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