Subject: Re: "make install" for kernel build?
To: Jim Bernard <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/28/2000 08:24:45
Jim Bernard wrote:

> > If you must do this, I'd rather see the old kernel moved to
> > ${KERNEL}.old. That way, if I lose power on my headless i386 right in
> > the middle of the install, it might still boot. The search path, is, I
> > think, "netbsd, netbsd.old, netbsd.gz, netbsd.old.gz". I'd prefer to
> > reserve "onetbsd" for hand-picked, known, stable kernels.
>   To be precise, it's:
>       "netbsd", "netbsd.gz",
>       "netbsd.old", "netbsd.old.gz",
>       "onetbsd", "onetbsd.gz",
> (from .../sys/arch/i386/stand/biosboot/main.c, e.g.).

On port-i386 that answer might be true, but this is current-users ;-)