On Wed, Sep 01, 2004 at 07:42:46AM -0400, Andrew said: > I am trying to rebuild the 5.1 kernel. Using the Freebsd handbook as a > guide. > > I am running freebsd 5.1 and as fyi have been building suse and redhat > kernels for a while without problems. But this is my first time > building the freebsd kernel) > > This is what I did. > > cd /sys/i386/conf > config GENERIC <-- no changes to the file then per the results of config
If no changes were made you don't need to recompile your kernel. > cd ../compile/GENERIC > then > > make depend > > then > > make All this stuff is not the right way around, at least for FreeBSD, and it looks like you're running MiniBSD(?) of which I know nothing ;) Anyway, this is what I do: cd /usr/src/sys/i386/conf cp GENERIC YOURNEWKERNELFILE vi YOURNEWKERNELFILE cd /usr/src make buildkernel KERNCONF=YOURNEWKERNELFILE make installkernel KERNCONF=YOURNEWKERNELFILE reboot Adam -- Adam Smith Internode : http://www.internode.on.net Phone : (08) 8228 2999 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"