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Date:      Sat, 9 Dec 1995 03:21:49 -0600 (CST)
From:      Rob Snow <rsnow@txdirect.net>
To:        Mark Hannon <mark@seeware.DIALix.oz.au>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: GENERIC won't compile on 2.1-Release ???
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.951209031848.4238B-100000@oasis.txdirect.net>
In-Reply-To: <199512090542.QAA00230@putte.seeware.DIALix.oz.au>

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I knew it had to be something silly like this.  just rm -rf /usr/src/sys
and THEN installed the new sys files and ALL IS WELL.  Thanks for the tip.

DaaaDupe, DaaaDupe... <Rob wanders aimlessly down the road>  :-)


On Sat, 9 Dec 1995, Mark Hannon wrote:
> In article <Pine.BSF.3.91.951208193737.553A-100000@oasis.txdirect.net> you wrote:
> 
> : I didn't do a make world since I used the install program to upgrade
> : 205 to 210 including: bin, compat1x, compat20, des, manpages, xf86312.
> 
> I vaguely remember a similar problem to this.  I also used the upgrade
> procedure to install new kernel sources.  There are two problems
> with this:-
> 
>  (1) The matcd driver has been moved around a bit and the filenames are
>      not all the same.  This means that after upgrading you still have
>      some of the old files lying around.  This seems to stuff things up.
>      If you clean /sys and then untar the sources you should get around
>      this problem.  If this doesn't help.....
>  (2) The config options for matcd have changed...  It is now declared as
>      
>      controller      matcd0  at isa? port 0x230 bio
> 
>      If you are trying to reuse your 2.0.5 config file then this could also
>      be a problem.
> 
> : I installed src/ssys.* by hand like I've always done it:
> 
> : 	cat ssys.* | (cd /sys ; tar xzf - )
> 
> : ( /sys is a symlink to /usr/src/sys )
> 
> : > > 
> : > > Something strange indeed.  I've upgraded my 205 box to 210 and
> : > > couldnt get my kernel to recompile (died in matcd). Hmm, probably 
> : > > bad ssys.* file, so I re-get them and same problem.  Ok, something is 
> : > > funky with my config file or something has changed in 2.1. Lets just 
> : > > compile GENERIC to make sure.  Sure enough it dies in matcd.
> : > > 
> 
> Hope this helps.  The problem with old files lying around is also an issue
> in /usr/lib.  There seem to be a number of old versions of the shared libs
> hanging around but I haven't had the energy to go and clean them out yet.
> Guess they don't hurt but my /usr is now over 100% full so it is probably
> worth reclaming the disk space.
> 
> /mark
> 
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