On Tuesday 23 December 2003 21:31, Rowdy wrote: > Greetings, > > My attempts to compile a (5.1-RELEASE) kernel on a very old PC take > around 5 hours (of compile time), while a much faster machine sits by > idle. It would be great to be able to compile the kernel on the faster > machine and transfer it to the older machine. > > Would I be correct in thinking that the simplest way to do this would be > to execute the compile AND the install on the fast PC, then copy the > /boot/kernel directory from the fast PC to the old PC? I realise I > would need to rename /boot/kernel.old back to /boot/kernel on the fast > PC so it would boot again. > > Or is there a better way without disrupting /boot on the fast PC?
Set the DESTDIR environment variable to the directory where the new kernel should go into. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"