Subject: Re: Compiling a new kernel?
From: Allen Briggs <>
List: macbsd-general
Date: 02/15/1994 12:22:31
>   I've been trying to compile myself a new kernel, but there seem to be
> a few missing files in the compile_kernel/ksrc.tar.Z on cray-ymp.  These
> mostly seem to be one-line header files which each define something to
> a value; presumably these are for configuration porpoises.

Did you the kernel???  If so, what files are missing?

>   There are one or two other files missing as well; swapnetbsd.c comes
> to mind.

This should be built by the process...  I'm working on a
kernel BUILD-HOWTO document which I'll post when it's mostly complete.

> (Oh yeah -- porting NetBSD to a 68030'd Mac Plus should be a piece o' cake
> compared to the other ports.  Inside Mac Vol. 3 has all sorts of useful
> hardware info.)

True, but I'm far too busy working on other stuff to think about it.
If someone else wants to work on it, I'll be happy to integrate their
changes into the kernel.


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