Custom kernel

Walter walter at
Sat May 10 16:06:40 PDT 2008

Matthew Dillon wrote:
    bunzip2 and tar should both be present on the CD and on the hard disk
    if you installed DragonFly.
    That source code is as-of the particular ISO image, so it won't be
    the latest.  It's also just the kernel source, not the whole base
    If you have network connectivity there is a Makefile in /usr that give
    you numerous targets to fetch the DragonFly CVS repository.  e.g.:
    # get the CVS repository
    cd /usr
    make cvs-cvsup
    # update /usr/src from the repository
    cd /usr
    make head-src-cvsup
					Matthew Dillon 
					<dillon at>
Thanks.  I extracted the file on the target disk, and
made a custom kernel config file.
But running "make buildkernel KERNCONF=<mycustomconfig>"
generated the error "You must buildworld before buildkernel"
with some addition instructions on making a manual config.
When I tried to "make buildworld" it likewise generated an
I'm trying to build a small kernel for a 486/16MB machine.
I'd be happy to run a 'manual' build for the 486 kernel if
I knew how.
I ran "make cvs-cvsup" to see if that pulls in the "world"
source.  Now, it blows out with error "2" when I try to do
buildworld or buildkernel saying there are no system rules

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