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Date:      Sat, 8 Jun 2013 00:37:02 +0200
From:      Norman Khine <norman@khine.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   custom kernel installation
Message-ID:  <CAKgQ7UJL3yYdKPeb+c+=Cz9iBfPi5esH5imKgiYECrK6+g5=Yg@mail.gmail.com>

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hello,
i have a dedicated server from OVH and have updated freebsd to 9.1 and want
to enable IPFW in the kernel as this is not enabled.
the way i updated the system was to copy /boot/kernel.old to /boot/GENERIC
then followed ch25
http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/books/handbook/updating-upgrading-freebsdupdate.htmlthis
went well and the system is up to date.

so i got the 9.1 sources and now in /usr/src/sys/amd64/conf i have a
GENERIC file, but this is too generic, besides i don't have access to the
physical box.

what will be the correct way to include the IPFW to existing /boot/kernel
is there a way to generate the GENERIC file from the existing loaded kernel?

this is what # dmesg brings up

http://pastebin.com/V8ZExNC8

do i need anything else?

any advice much appreciated

norman

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