Stephen Liu wrote:
Tks for your advice.
- snip -
# cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf
# cp GENERIC GENERIC.bak
# cp GENERIC MYKERNEL
# ee MYKERNEL
(modifying the kernel)
This is good ... although making a backup of GENERIC
Noted with thanks. But in case of trouble where can I
get the old kernel back.
GENERIC _is_ the old kernel. That's why it's recommended
never to edit GENERIC, but to always copy it to a new
Again, it won't hurt anything to back it up ... you can
never have too many backups.
You don't mention if you've updated your source code
Just a warning, if you _did_ update your source
code, you need
to remake world as well as the kernel or you'll have
If you didn't update your source, the steps outlined
should cover everything.
No, I am not going to upgrade the kernel, only to
activate SCSI support. Sorry for not mentioning it on
my first posting.
NP. I just wanted to bring it up in case. It's a
fairly common mistake to update ones sources, build a
new kernel without rebuilding world, and then wonder
where all the problems are coming from ;)
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