Subject: Re: Newbie kernel compilation problem
To: Joel Votaw <>
From: Andrew Gillham <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/04/2000 03:26:50
Joel Votaw writes:
> ../../../../conf/files:392: syntax error
> *** Stop.
> chaos# ls -la ../../../../conf/files
> ls: ../../../../conf/files: No such file or directory
> chaos# 

The file is relative to the compile directory.

> Tracking down the file in /usr/src/sys/conf/files it looks like config is
> hanging on the pseudo-device lines.
> I'm pretty sure I'm doing this right but it is my first time on NetBSD.

By "NetBSD-release" I assume you mean the 1.4.3 branch?  Have you tried
to rebuild config first?

Are you sure you have all of the sources?  Where did you get the source,
via ftp, sup, CDROM, etc?