Subject: Re: kernel compile
To: emanuel stiebler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
Date: 02/01/1998 16:24:27
"emanuel stiebler" <email@example.com> writes:
> From: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
> To: emanuel stiebler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: port-pmax@NetBSD.ORG
> Subject: Re: kernel compile
> Date: Sunday, February 01, 1998 4:54 PM
>> I think all we have is /usr/share/mk/README.bsd, but that's not very
>> helpful for building new kernels.
>It is exactly like you said.
Yes, because README.bsd is intended for peopel maintaining the
Makefile machinery used internally by the BSD make process used in
The documentation in config(8), intro(4) and the various pmax device
manpages is a good place to start.
Oh, and there's one but in Ted's suggestion. I prefer to make a
subdir first and test running config there; whereas Ted's suggestion
pollutes /sys/arch/pmax/conf with lots of twisty .h files created by
As Ted says, building a kernel from scratch takes about an hour.