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Date:      Wed, 13 Mar 2002 02:02:32 -0800
From:      Kris Kennaway <>
To:        Jan Stocker <>
Cc:, current@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: 4.5->5.0 New Bootloader needed
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001c1ca67$0d5067a0$>; from on Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 09:14:09AM +0100
References:  <> <000001c1ca67$0d5067a0$>

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On Wed, Mar 13, 2002 at 09:14:09AM +0100, Jan Stocker wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-freebsd-current@FreeBSD.ORG
> > [mailto:owner-freebsd-current@FreeBSD.ORG]On Behalf Of
> >
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 10:05 PM
> > To: current@FreeBSD.ORG
> > Subject: 4.5->5.0 kldxref:No such file or directory
> >
> > As an asside, I've noticed in the past when upgrading from 4.0 to
> > 5.0, I've had to forcebly reinstall the loader.  I dont know why,
> > but the loader shiped with (at least) 4.4 doesnt seem to like
> > loading 5.0 kernel bits.
> If i understand the boot procedure right it isnt the the mbr but the boot
> sector of the partition. For 5.0 the kernel and modules stuff can be found
> unter /boot not in the root-tree. So after a buildkernel and installkernel
> none of the boot sectors are overwritten and the old kernel will be loade=
> I think this has to be mentioned in the UPDATING text should it?

It should be taken care of by installworld when it installs new config
files for the loader, right?

i.e. the /boot/kernel location for the 5.0 kernel is specified in the
default config file.


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