Re: Regarding FreeBSD Custom Kernel
From: bsd hack (time_to_hack_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 11:06:24 -0700 (PDT) To: Benjamin Sobotta <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thanks for the help... I still have a question:) !!!
>> (1) Once I configure, make and make install the custom kernel... it will
>> get written to /boot/kernel. Now I have already made a backup of the
>> working kernel. what I need to know is when I get the boot loader
>> menu(when it counts from 1 to 10) is there any way in which I can Include
>> another option for my Custom Kernel. I want the default to remain as the
>> working kernel... and I want an option for my Custom kernel in the menu...
>No need to make a backup. The previous is automatically copied
>to /boot/kernel.old. Besides you don't use configure, make, make install to
>compile and install a new kernel but "make buildkernel KERNCONF=YOURKERNEL"
>and "make installkernel KERNCONF=YOURKERNEL".
I realize that a back-up is available on an install.... But what I want is when I get the loader menu I want to select between the custom kernel and the default working kernel... I want to add the option to the loader menu...
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