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From: Ivan Arsenyev (gasolineoutlinegmail.com)
Date: Sun Sep 14 2008 - 15:16:17 CDT
> The GENERIC kernel should be sufficient for most all systems
> and situations.
I think it's his decision. If he'll do drivers patches and even do
new drivers, if he will use custom mk.conf, and maybe even
custom cvs tree why not use custom kernel config too.
By the way if he'll get problems with something, they are will not
consider by community, if his kernel isn't GENERIC, so it's better
to build GENERIC kernel every time along with custom and hold
it for bad day.
> In NetBSD its have adjustkernel perl script can custom your kernel
I really don't see reason to write such. Just write your own config base on
sys/arch/(your architecture)/conf/GENERIC and sys/conf/GENERIC and
some online information. Don't forget that the bootloader give you choose
kernel patch, so you're always in safe place.
> I rename my configuration file to OpenBSD,but in dmesg its also
> GENERIC,how can I change it?
Didn't you forget to build it? :-) or did make install, or put compiled
to right place manually?