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Re: Tracking -current + modules

On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 08:30:46PM +0100, Iain Hibbert wrote:

> On Sun, 17 May 2009, Stathis Kamperis wrote:
> > So, my main concern is how to build and install the modules. I saw
> > some recent threads regarding this topic
> > (eg, integration with, but I could settle with "manual"
> > commands as well.
> I did this just fine last week. The best thing to do is build a release
> first, then you can install them manually:
> # cd /var/obj/destdir.i386
> # cp usr/mdec/boot /usr/mdec/boot
> # cp -R stand /
> # cp sys/arch/i386/compile/GENERIC/netbsd /netbsd

FYI if you are in a state where your system will not boot because you have
no root fs module, but you have a 5.0 boot loader, you can still have it
load modules. The 5.0 loader does not do it automatically for the root fs.
For example:

  > load /stand/i386/5.99.11/modules/ffs/ffs.kmod
  > boot

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