Re: Recompiling the kernel
I was talking about the kfreebsd-source package, but I didn't realize
I had to use the dpkg-buildpackage command. I thought I was just to
use "config <conf name>" and "make" inside the compile directory, like
a standard FreeBSD kernel build.
On Nov 20, 2007 7:11 PM, Cyril Brulebois
> On 20/11/2007, Ian Bonnycastle wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> > I'm a new user to kFreeBSD, and I've been trying to figure out how to
> > recompile the kernel. I downloaded the kFreeBSD-source package,
> > compiled (with some difficulty) the config program under
> > sys/usr.sbin/config, but then am stuck trying to use that config
> > program. It currently keeps telling me:
> > "no ident line specified"
> > Am I supposed to be using a custom config with the kFreeBSD config
> > command? Or is there a more automatic way to recompile the kernel?
> I'm not sure whether you're talking about a FreeBSD tarball or about the
> kfreebsd-source-* packages.
> 1. http://packages.debian.org/kfreebsd-source
> Using tools like "dpkg-buildpackage" or "debuild" should be sufficient
> once you've fetched the debian source package, unpacked it, and possibly
> customized it.
> Good luck.
> Cyril Brulebois