I am using the release version of OpenBSD 5.6 and have to apply a patch called 004_kernexec.patch.sig (URL: http://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/5.6/common/004_kernexec.patch.sig )
An excerpt of the said patch is as follows:
OpenBSD 5.6 errata 4, Oct 20, 2014: Executable headers with an unaligned address will trigger a kernel panic. Apply patch using: signify -Vep /etc/signify/openbsd-56-base.pub -x 004_kernexec.patch.sig \ -m - | (cd /usr/src && patch -p0) Then build and install a new kernel.
I'm now at the section titled
5.3.4 - Building the kernel (URL: http://www.openbsd.org/faq/faq5.html#Why).
According to it, I need to issue the following command first:
Is it compulsory to use the name
GENERIC? Can I call it something else such as
I remember that towards the end of the installation process of the OS, there was this line that stated
bsd.mp would replace
bsd.rd as my machine was a multi-processor system.