Bug 167442

Summary: [install] server does not come up, if kernelinstall process is interrupted
Product: Base System Reporter: kes-kes
Component: miscAssignee: freebsd-bugs mailing list <bugs>
Status: Open ---    
Severity: Affects Only Me    
Priority: Normal    
Version: 8.3-PRERELEASE   
Hardware: Any   
OS: Any   

Description kes-kes 2012-04-30 07:20:11 UTC
if you build and trying to install kernel
make installkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_CONF
and occasionally server reboot occour. it is not start up =(

Allow installkernel to be the atomic action. To avoid lost connection to server if server reboot occour during install process.

Fix: 

for example install kernel to some directory and as last action do:
mv /boot/kernel /boot/kernel.old
mv /boot/kernel.new /boot/kernel
nextboot....
How-To-Repeat: when doing `make installkernel KERNCONF=YOUR_CONF` press reset button
Comment 1 Eitan Adler freebsd_committer freebsd_triage 2017-12-31 08:01:15 UTC
For bugs matching the following criteria:

Status: In Progress Changed: (is less than) 2014-06-01

Reset to default assignee and clear in-progress tags.

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