Sorry for the lame question. But how exactly would I go about recompiling the base?Could you point me to any articles/manuals about it? I'm just trying to understand which steps exactly need to be done and how to do it. Compiling everything would take me a few weeks on this machine :(
Thanks again! Victor On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 6:31 AM, Sagara Wijetunga <sag...@tomahawk.com.sg>wrote: > Victor Starenky writes: > > Actually I am running this without GUI (X is a luxury on this machine) .But > > if I restore it from the live CD I understand that all ports I have will be > > messed up? > > You build ports on top of a working base. Now your foundation, aka the base > has gone wrong. What you got to do is to get the base working again. > > Actually the first thing you should try is, to compile the base and the > kernel (buildworld, buildkernel, etc) and install them properly. Check every > stage complete without any error. If you can reinstall your base without any > error, your base is working. Then you can rebuild your ports. > > If you cannot, recompile your base, ie. if errors develops, then copy > necessary libs, etc. from the live CD till your recompile the base completes > without errors. > > So my only option would be to go and install/reinstall all of them from the > > scratch? Building anything that needs Ruby for example takes like 24 hours > on this machine :( > > This is your last option. > > Regards > Sagara > > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"