Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-12-11 Thread Gerhard Sittig
On Wed, Oct 30, 2002 at 01:14 -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote: UPDATING has the closest thing to a comprehensive guide. As far as I can tell, it is definitive in its list of potential issues, but if I'm wrong, let me know. I'm just glad I don't have to document all the things that mergemaster

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-29 Thread Bruce A. Mah
If memory serves me right, Doug Barton wrote: This should go on the Comprehensive guide to updating from source to 5.0 that I'm sure our trusty release engineers are producing? Some of this is described in the early adopter's guide (still a work in progress) that I committed to the release

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Patrick Hartling
Peter Wemm wrote: Due to sigaction(2) syscall number changes, doing a 'make installworld' without having booted a new kernel would be rather messy. For example, if you tried to reboot with the old kernel, /sbin/init and /bin/sh would get a signal and abort. That would be bad. Does this apply

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Juli Mallett
* De: Patrick Hartling [EMAIL PROTECTED] [ Data: 2002-10-28 ] [ Subjecte: Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld. ] Peter Wemm wrote: Due to sigaction(2) syscall number changes, doing a 'make installworld' without having booted a new kernel would be

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Patrick Hartling
Juli Mallett wrote: * De: Patrick Hartling [EMAIL PROTECTED] [ Data: 2002-10-28 ] [ Subjecte: Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld. ] Peter Wemm wrote: Due to sigaction(2) syscall number changes, doing a 'make installworld' without having booted a new kernel

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Tim Kientzle
M. Warner Losh wrote: Tim Kientzle [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : ... 'installkernel' is not filling it's contract: it is : not ensuring that the next boot uses the new kernel. Are you sure you need new bootblocks? I've not had issues and am pretty careless about when I do installworld vs

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Steve Kargl
On Mon, Oct 28, 2002 at 11:56:34AM -0800, Tim Kientzle wrote: M. Warner Losh wrote: Tim Kientzle [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : ... 'installkernel' is not filling it's contract: it is : not ensuring that the next boot uses the new kernel. Are you sure you need new bootblocks? I've not had

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Peter Wemm
M. Warner Losh wrote: In message: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tim Kientzle [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: : Peter Wemm wrote: : : 'make installworld' without ... a new kernel would be rather messy. : : ... a reminder of the sequence is probably in order: : buildworld : buildkernel :

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Garrett Wollman
On Mon, 28 Oct 2002 14:55:55 -0800, Peter Wemm [EMAIL PROTECTED] said: /boot/loader though is a different story. 'make installkernel' does not install the new loader. However, most non-ancient 4.x loaders can boot a 5.x kernel sufficiently well that this shouldn't be a crisis. Or, they

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-28 Thread Doug Barton
IMO it's more a matter of POLA for those upgrading to -current for the first time. For those that don't realize exactly how different 5.x is, spelling out the steps of installing device.hints, installing the new loader, etc. makes their life easier. This should go on the Comprehensive guide to

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-26 Thread Tim Kientzle
Peter Wemm wrote: 'make installworld' without ... a new kernel would be rather messy. ... a reminder of the sequence is probably in order: buildworld buildkernel installkernel reboot installworld reboot This _does_not_work_ because 'installkernel' does not update the bootblocks. It

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-26 Thread eculp
Quoting Tim Kientzle [EMAIL PROTECTED]: | Peter Wemm wrote: | | 'make installworld' without ... a new kernel would be rather messy. | | ... a reminder of the sequence is probably in order: | buildworld | buildkernel | installkernel | reboot | installworld | reboot |

Re: HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-26 Thread Steve Kargl
On Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 11:42:02AM -0700, Tim Kientzle wrote: Peter Wemm wrote: 'make installworld' without ... a new kernel would be rather messy. ... a reminder of the sequence is probably in order: buildworld buildkernel installkernel reboot installworld reboot This

HEADS UP: you need to install a new kernel before an installworld.

2002-10-25 Thread Peter Wemm
Due to sigaction(2) syscall number changes, doing a 'make installworld' without having booted a new kernel would be rather messy. For example, if you tried to reboot with the old kernel, /sbin/init and /bin/sh would get a signal and abort. That would be bad. I've added an anti-foot-shooting