Subject: Re: Help: make release, just for sysinst changes
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: James Buchanan <>
List: tech-misc
Date: 08/27/2004 08:37:11
Hi Eric,

> To build the kernel you just need to run config and make by hand.  e.g.
> 	cd /path/to/your/kernel/config && config KERNELCONFIG
> 	cd /path/to/kernel/build/directory && make depend all

Worked, thankyou!

> For sysinst you can just go into the sysinst directory and run:
> 	make USETOOLS=no obj dependall

Worked, thankyou!

> I don't know what the steps are to take these and create an actual
> bootable image though.  Look around in /usr/src/distrib/i386.

I had a poke around in there, but keep getting errors about dhcp_client
script or something.  I uncommented that in the Makefile and tried
again, but this time more errors, this time about a missing ifconfig
something or other.

I'll need to spend a little more time studying the build process.