wkt at henry.cs.adfa.edu.au
Wed Feb 17 15:26:09 AEST 1999
In article by Steven M. Schultz:
> Hi -
> > I'm trying to compile a 2.9BSD kernel using the distribution from the
> > pups archive.
> > Make: Don't know how to make /usr/include/sys/mbuf.h. Stop.
> > Does anyone know where I can find a copy of this file?
> That's not _all_ your missing ;-)
> Unless you have the 1985 Seismo (or Harvard - depends where you
> got the tape from) update tape to 2.9 the networking code won't
> compile much less run. Been there, done that. It was a fun couple
> weeks coming to the realization that the networking code hadn't
> been fully integrated and compiled in 2.9
> I believe the 2.9-Seismo update is in the PUPS archive (should be
> on the CD but my memory isn't ECC these days ;-)). It's a fairly
> painful upgrade process because it changes the a.out header format
> for overlaid processes (goes from 7 to 15 overlays). If you're not
> real careful you'll have (as I did ;-)) a real mess: can't finish
> the upgrade because the old kernel doesn't support the new overlaid
> processes but you can't build a new kernel because doing so needs
> those processes. Something like that. It was "interesting" ;)
> Steven Schultz
Don't worry, Nicholas is trying to patch 2.9 to get it to run on a Pro.
I'm sure he will keep us informed :-)
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