lambda at nimblemachines.com
Tue Oct 26 23:18:40 PDT 2004
Matthew Dillon wrote:
: I think it will work for installkernel and the upgrade target but I've
: never actually tested it for the upgrade target.
: We don't use mergemaster any more. It still works but it is not being
I'll try make upgrade. I think I might still be missing some bits. The
kernel boots and probes everything, mounts root partition (I assume
successfully), then it says "loading configuration files" and stops.
I already had to add MAKEDEV & MAKEDEV.local to /dev and run MAKEDEV, and
also run cap_mkdb on login.conf and pwd_mkdb on the passwd file. make
upgrade might fix something that I'm missing.
: Generally speaking using DESTDIR= is dangerous because if you accidently
: misspell it your make command will operate on your root directory. If
: you really want to use it for this purpose I recommend writing a script
: that does all the work for you so you don't accidently misspell the
Sounds smart. Since I was feeling paranoid, I shutdown into single-user and
remounted my "host" / and /usr readonly. If I were doing this over and over
I would definitely prefer to script it.
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