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Date:      Tue, 30 Dec 2003 02:56:30 +0200
From:      Ion-Mihai Tetcu <itetcu@apropo.ro>
To:        fbsd_user@a1poweruser.com
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@FreeBSD. ORG" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: 5.2 where is /kernel.GENERIC
Message-ID:  <20031230025630.5461e7c2@it.buh.cameradicommercio.ro>
In-Reply-To: <MIEPLLIBMLEEABPDBIEGCEGIFCAA.fbsd_user@a1poweruser.com>
References:  <Pine.HPX.4.44.0312291512180.15239-100000@hills.ccsf.cc.ca.us> <MIEPLLIBMLEEABPDBIEGCEGIFCAA.fbsd_user@a1poweruser.com>

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On Mon, 29 Dec 2003 19:31:27 -0500
"fbsd_user" <fbsd_user@a1poweruser.com> wrote:

> There is no kernel in the boot directory on my 5.2 RC2 system. There
> is an boot sub-directory named kernel that contains 150 files, one
> of them being kernel that's around the correct size to be the
> GENERIC binary kernel.

AFAIK this is all documented in the release notes of 5.x and/or
UPDATING. 

> Are you telling me that the kernel binary is moved from an easy
> uncluttered location in 4.9 of /  to a location 2 directory levels
> deep 

Aha.

> and surrounded with a bunch of clutter?

Really ?

> What king of stupid system design decision is that?

Why is it so stupid ?

> Is it possible this is an mistake?

Nop.

> Should an problem report be make to point this error out the 5.2
> release team?

No, IMHO.


-- 
IOnut
Unregistered ;) FreeBSD user



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