[PC-BSD Support] make buildworld and installworld

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Mon Feb 22 07:15:40 PST 2010

On 02/22/2010 03:27, QT wrote:
> Greetings,
> I don't know if this is the proper place to ask this question, but a search
> of the forum did not yield a definitive answer.  How does one go about
> upgrading the userland and kernel on PCBSD?  I'm running PCBSD 7.1.1 and
> keep the source tree up-to-date with RELENG_7.  Instructions from Absolute
> FreeBSD 2nd, said to
> 1/update source
> 2/make buildworld
> 3/make buildkernel
> 4/make installkernel
> 5/reset to single user
> 6/test to make sure new kernel works
> 7/mergemaster -p
> 8/if everything checks out
> 9/make installworld
> 10/mergemaster -iU
> Long list to be exact.  #1 and #2 is easily done.  I've compiled from source
> without error.  #3...well from what I understand, PCBSD kernel is a custom
> job.  Where could I get this kernel build?  PCBSD source?  Once I have this
> kernel build, I will attempt the rest of the steps.
> Best,
> Quyen

Those steps look good :)

The kernel configs for i386 7.1.1 and amd64 7.1.1 are both in 
/usr/PCBSD/conf on your system, or you can grab them from trac here:



Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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